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Stan Waterman

Stan Waterman is the head boys basketball coach at Sanford School in Delaware who has five times been tabbed to serve as a USA Basketball coach.

He was named as an assistant coach for the 2020 USA Nike Hoop Summit Team (which did not compete due to the worldwide pandemic), and he was an assistant coach for the 2019 USA Nike Hoop Summit Team, which he helped to a 93-87 win over the World Select, in Portland, Oregon. He also has served as a court coach at the 2018 USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team October Minicamp, and he was a gold medal winning assistant coach for the 2018 USA Men’s U17 World Cup Team and the 2017 USA Men's U16 National Team.

Waterman currently is in his 30th season (1991-92 to present) as the boys basketball head coach at Sanford School, where he has been the dean of students since 1993 and also is the assistant athletic director.

In 2019-20, Waterman led Sanford to a 20-3 record and the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association state semifinals before the season ended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In 2018-19, Waterman guided Sanford to a 20-4 record and a Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association state title – his seventh state championship overall.

In 2017-18, Waterman led Sanford to a 17-6 record and the DIAA state tournament semifinals. And in 2016-17, Waterman led Sanford to a 19-9 record and the state tournament quarterfinals.

In 2016, after leading his team to a sixth state championship, he was honored by the Delaware Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association as the recipient of the Tubby Raymond Award as the Delaware Coach of the Year.

He also led Sanford to state titles in his inaugural campaign in 1992, in 2002 and for three-straight years from 2010-2012.

As a player at Howard Career Center High School, he helped his team reach the state championship game in 1981 and the semifinals in 1983.

He played Division I basketball at the University of Delaware and majored in sociology before becoming an assistant coach at Sanford for one season in 1990-91.

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