Steve Steinwedel
Biographical details
Born (1953-07-18) July 18, 1953 (age 68)
Seymour, Indiana
Playing career
1972–1975Mississippi State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1976–1977Stetson (assistant)
1977–1978West Virginia (assistant)
1979–1980Duke (assistant)
1980–1985South Carolina (assistant)
Head coaching record
Overall163-121 (.574)
Accomplishments and honors
NAC Coach of the Year (1992)

Steve Steinwedel (born July 18, 1953) is an American former college basketball coach who most notably coached for ten seasons at Delaware.[1]

Coaching career

After a player career at Mississippi State, Steinwedel began his coaching career as an assistant at Stetson, before moving on to assistant coaching spots at West Virginia, Duke, and South Carolina. He was named the head coach at Delaware in 1985. During the 1991-92 season, with future NBA Draft selection Spencer Dunkley on the team, Steinwedel led the Fightin' Blue Hens to a school record 27-4 mark, and went an undefeated 14-0 in the North Atlantic Conference en route to the 1992 NCAA Tournament. It was followed up by another tournament appearance in 1993. Despite the success, Steienwedel was forced to resign in 1995.[2]

Post-coaching career

Stienwedel never coached college basketball after leaving Delaware, but stayed in the area working as a counselor. He currently serves as the director and co-founder of the Community for Integrative Learning.[3]

College coaching record

Statistics overview
Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Delaware (East Coast Conference/North Atlantic Conference) (1985–1995)
1985–86 Delaware 11-16 4=10 8th
1986–87 Delaware 12-16 3-11 8th
1987–88 Delaware 19-9 9-5 2nd
1988–89 Delaware 14-14 6-8 6th
1989–90 Delaware 16-13 7-7 4th
1990–91 Delaware 16-13 8-4 2nd
1991–92 Delaware 27-4 14-0 1st NCAA First Round
1992–93 Delaware 22-8 10-4 3rd NCAA First Round
1993–94 Delaware 14-13 7-7 5th
1994–95 Delaware 12-15 7-9 7th
Delaware: 163-121 (.574) 75-65 (.536)
Total: 163-121 (.574)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


  1. ^ "Steve Steinwedel Coaching Record - College Basketball at".
  2. ^ "Steinwedel: Leaving as UD coach in 1995 not my choice".
  3. ^ "About the Community for Integrative Learning in Wilmington, Delaware".