Along with coaching the WBBL side, Stanley will also coach the Loughborough University British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) 1 team.
Stanley was named NBL women’s Coach of the Year last season after a league-winning campaign with Team Solent Kestrels.
Prior to Solent, Stanley had a near decade-long association with Nottingham Hoods, as a player from 2013 and as head coach until 2022.
“I am incredibly excited to be joining Riders,” commented Stanley.
“The programme has such a history, and to be a part of that is a real privilege. I can’t wait to get started with the Ladies and see what we can build both this season and into the future.”
Ian Knott, Head of Sports Development at Loughborough Sport, added: "We are thrilled to welcome Ben into the Loughborough Sport family.
“We are very proud of the achievements of the basketball programme and its longstanding partnership with Leicester Riders. We are very excited for the season ahead with much to do."
Managing director Russell Levenston commented: “Ben is an experienced coach that everyone at the club is excited to work with as we continue the growth of our women’s programme.
“We have a lot of work to do and I’m really looking forward to him starting. Ben really bought into the long-term aims and objectives of the club as we continue to improve every day.
“We would like to thank our partners at Loughborough University for their ongoing support. Ben will prove a fantastic coach across both WBBL and Loughborough programmes.”
Stanley has signed a three-year deal, committing to the team for multiple seasons.