Shaun Gunnell
Shaun Gunnell
Title: Head Men's and Women's Golf Coach/Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
Phone: 419.448.2966

Career Synopsis

  • The 2019-20 school year is Gunnell's third at Heidelberg, working as head golf coach and assistant women's basketball coach
  • Served as assistant women's basketball coach at the University of Rio Grande
  • Named to the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's (WBCA) Thirty Under 30 list, highlighting the top up-and-coming coaches at all levels of women's basketball (March 2017)


  • Led the men's golf team to a fifth place OAC finish and the women to a sixth overall placing
  • Guided Andrew Sikorski and Autumn Simpson to All-OAC accolades on the golf course
  • Mentored Maddy Crawford and Alyssa Riley to All-OAC honors on the hardwood
  • Assisted 10 in earning Academic All-OAC in both golf and basketball


  • Led the men's team to a third place finsh and the women's team to a seventh place finish at the OAC Tournament
  • Mentored 7 Academic All-OAC players


  • Spent four seasons as assistant with the Red Storm women's basketball program
  • Mentored four WBCA All-Americans and five all-conference players
  • Helped Rio Grande to an overall record of 81-43 over his tenure, including a 25-8 season in 2014-15

Collegiate Experience

  • 2012 graduate of Rio Grande
  • Three-year starter for the Red Storm men's basketball team
  • All-conference performer in both basketball and track & field


  • Resides in Tiffin
  • Native of Columbus, Ohio
  • Follow Coach Gunnell:  Twitter - @SGtheGreat