Gary Ender is entering his 15th season with the St. Francis basketball program. He has led the junior varsity unit for the last 11 years after coaching three seasons at the freshman level. He has led the team to 20 or more victories three times including a 25-1 record in 2016-17.
Ender first started coaching at St. Mary’s, where he coached the Mustangs for seven years. His daughter, Kayley, was a 2006 St. Francis graduate and 2010 graduate from UCSB. She served as his assistant coach during the 2015-16 season.
Ender is a 1980 graduate of Christian Brothers. He works in sales in the dry cleaning and laundry business.