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Stan Joplin (born June 17, 1957) is a former head men's basketball coach at the University of Toledo from 1996 to 2008.[1]

Stan Joplin
Biographical details
Born (1957-06-17) June 17, 1957 (age 62)
Milan, Michigan
Playing career
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1982–1984Kent State (assistant)
1984–1990Toledo (assistant)
1990–1996Michigan State (assistant)
2011–2015Springfield HS
2017–2018Southview HS
Accomplishments and honors
MAC regular season (2007)
MAC Coach of the Year (2007)

Playing careerEdit

Joplin played guard at the University of Toledo from 1975–79.[2] He was named to the second-team All-MAC for the 1977–78 and 1978–79 seasons. Joplin made a buzzer-beating shot in a 74–72 victory over Iowa in the first round of the 1979 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.[2] During his career, Joplin had an 82–27 record (.752).[2] Joplin was also a member of the 1979 MAC Championship team.

Coaching careerEdit

Joplin served as the head men's basketball coach for the University of Toledo for 12 seasons. He was named MAC Coach of the Year after the 2006-2007 season in which Toledo won the Regular Season MAC Championship. He is the second winningest coach in school history. Prior to his time at the University of Toledo Joplin was also the coach for Toledo Start High School. His first team was 0-21 in the 1981/82 school year. He coached the Cougars of Southview to a record of 21-2 in 2017-18.

Career recordEdit

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Toledo (Mid-American Conference) (1996–2008)
1996–97 Toledo 13–14 6–12 T–8th
1997–98 Toledo 15–12 10–8 4th (West)
1998–99 Toledo 19–9 11–7 1st (West) NIT 1st Round
1999–00 Toledo 18-13 11-7 T–1st (West)
2000–01 Toledo 22-11 12-6 2nd (West) NIT 2nd Round
2001–02 Toledo 16-14 11-7 2nd (West)
2002–03 Toledo 14-15 7-11 7th (West)
2003–04 Toledo 20–11 12–6 2nd (West) NIT 1st Round
2004–05 Toledo 16-13 11-7 T-1st (West)
2005–06 Toledo 20-11 10-8 T-2nd (West)
2006–07 Toledo 19-13 14-2 1st (Overall) NIT 1st Round
2007–08 Toledo 11-19 7-8 3rd (West)
Toledo: 203-155 122-89
Total: 203-155

      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

Personal lifeEdit

Stan's son Shaun Joplin, was a Wide Receiver for the Bowling Green State University football team and is now a special teams coordinator for the Cougars.[3]


  1. ^ Stan Joplin.
  2. ^ a b c "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2011-02-16.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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