Craig Stanger
Craig Stanger
Title: Head Coach
Phone: (808) 675-3677

Career Highlights

  • Coached the first BYU-Hawaii women’s team to earn a spot in the PacWest Women’s Basketball Championship tournament in his second season at the helm.
  • Recorded the third winning season in BYU-Hawaii women’s basketball history with a 15-12 record. Also tied a program record with a seven-game winning streak.
  • Coached some of the best players in Western Oregon University history, including the school’s all-time leading scorer, assists leader, and steals leader.
  • Several of Coach Stanger’s players have gone on to play professionally overseas and in the NBA Developmental League.
  • Was named Idaho State Coach of the Year for the 1993-94 season after leading the Murtaugh High School in Idaho (enrollment of 80 students) to a state title.

 Coaching Experience

  • Over 25 years of coaching experience
  • Has been coaching the Seasiders since 2013.
  • Coached for 17 seasons at Western Oregon University (1994-2011), including six years at the head of the men’s program
  • Also assistant coach of boy’s basketball at American Fork High School and girl’s basketball at Spanish Fork High School, both located in Utah and both for one year each.


  • Graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, in 1992.
  • Received his Master’s Degree in physical education from Western Oregon in 1995.
  • Married to Tiffani Stanger and they have three children: sons Matthew and Marcus, and daughter Peyton.

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