Micah Shrewsberry, former head coach at IU-South Bend, was named a full-time assistant coach for the Bulldogs in July of 2008. He first joined Coach Brad Stevens’ staff as Coordinator of Basketball Operations in 2007-08, handling administrative and organizational duties with the basketball program, including team travel, film exchange, booster club and summer camps. During his three seasons as a full-time assistant coach, the Bulldogs have compiled a 87-21 record, won two consecutive Horizon League regular season championships, captured two league tournament titles and made two straight appearances in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, including two consecutive berths in the national title games. Butler has been ranked in the “Top 25” in the national basketball polls in each of his two seasons as a coach.
Shrewsberry came to Butler after guiding the basketball program at IU-South Bend for two seasons. He was named the first full-time men’s basketball coach at the NAIA Division I school in 2005, and he directed all phases of the basketball program. He started the Titan Tip-Off Club, and he initiated the school’s first Alumni Game. He further served as the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) Division I Men’s Basketball Chair in 2006-07.
Prior to his stint at IU-South Bend, Shrewsberry served as Director of Basketball Operations at Marshall University for two years, 2003-05. He also served as an assistant men’s basketball coach at DePauw University (2001-03), where he helped the Tigers to a 42-12 record and a pair of conference championships, and at Wabash College (2000-01). He began his coaching career as a graduate assistant basketball coach at the University of Indianapolis (1999-2000).
A former basketball player at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, Shrewsberry was a three-year starting guard and team tri-captain (1998-99) at Hanover College. He led the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference in free throw shooting (.833) and assists (4.4) in 1998-99.
Shrewsberry earned a B.A. degree from Hanover in 1999 and a master’s degree in sports management from Indiana State in 2003. He and his wife, Molly, have three children, Braeden, Nicholas and Caitlin.