Butler Softball Adds Assistant Coach

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. -- Jack Lewis, a long-time high school coach in Indiana, has joined the staff of softball coach Scott Hall at Butler University.  Lewis will work with the Bulldogs' outfielder and hitters.

"I am thrilled to have coach Lewis join our staff," said Hall.  "He brings over 30 years of coaching experience to the table.  He is passionate about coaching and helping young players develop, and he'll be a definite asset to our team."

Lewis, currently a social studies teacher at Shenandoah Middle School, boasts and extensive coaching background, including a stint as softball coach at Shenandoah High School.  He was named the Indiana Coach of the Year in 1995, after leading Shenandoah to the state finals, and he was selected as the Indiana All-Star Coach in 1996.  He recorded 101 wins as Shenandoah's softball coach.

The new Butler assistant also served as varsity baseball coach at Shenandoah and at Liberty Christian High School, and he was an assistant baseball coach at Anderson High School.  In addition, he held high school coaching positions in wrestling, tennis and football.

Lewis earned a Bachelor's Degree from Taylor University and a Master's Degree from Anderson.  The former collegiate wrestler and his wife, Lori, have a daughter, Jayla.