Steve Cleveland

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Steven Cornell Cleveland is a former college basketball coach. He was head coach at Fresno City College from 1990 to 1997, Brigham Young University from 1997 to 2005, and Fresno State from 2005 to 2011. In 2011 he took an administrative role in the athletic department at Fresno State. He worked for several years as an analyst on BYUtv Sports and ESPN. While at BYU, he won two Mountain West regular season titles and the 2001 Mountain West Tournament. He was Mountain West Coach of the Year in 2003.

Cleveland was born on February 4, 1952, in Los Angeles and raised in Fresno, California. During the 1973–74 season, he played basketball for Fresno City College and was named the team’s Most Outstanding Player. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine in 1976, where he also played basketball, and his M.Ed. from Fresno Pacific University in 1979. His first coaching position was as the varsity basketball coach at Clovis High School in Fresno.

He and his wife, Kip Susan Perry Cleveland served as president and companion in Indiana Indianapolis Mission from 2013 to 2016 for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They have three children.