Shrewsberry Hired As Head Basketball Coach At University of Indiana-South Bend
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall men’s basketball Director of Operations Micah Shrewsberry has accepted the head coaching position at the University of Indiana-South Bend and will begin his post on July 1st. UI-SB is an NAIA school that participates in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
“I had a great experience in all aspects during my two years at Marshall, from the Huntington community to the coaches and staff in the athletic department,” said Shrewsberry. “Working with Coach Jirsa and his excellent staff has been an honor and a pleasure. They have worked at all levels of college basketball and are some of the best coaches in America. Marshall fans can be assured that they are putting in 24 hours a day to make Herd basketball a winner.”
Shrewsberry becomes the first full-time men’s basketball coach in the history of Indiana-South Bend basketball.
Shrewsberry advanced to the Indiana-South Bend position after serving on Ron Jirsa’s men’s basketball staff for the last two years as the Director of Basketball Operations.
“I’m thrilled for Micah,” said Jirsa. “When you work hard like Micah has, this type of opportunity comes along. He contributed greatly to Marshall basketball for the last two years, and I’m sure he will lead Indiana-South Bend basketball into a very positive time period during his tenure there.”
Prior to his stint at Marshall, Shrewsberry served as an assistant coach for two seasons at DePauw University. He helped lead the Tigers to the NCAA Division III Elite Eight and a number two ranking nationally in the 2001-02 season, and coached the Player of the Year both seasons. During his time at DePauw, his teams put together a 42-12 record and won two Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships.
Before his time at DePauw, Shrewsberry was an assistant coach with Wabash College for one season.
Shrewsberry’s first season in collegiate coaching was with the University of Indianapolis, where he handled the duties of scouting opponents, recruiting, film exchange and breakdown, and strength and conditioning as an assistant coach.
The Indianapolis, Indiana, native also has considerable camp experience, working camps at DePauw University, Purdue, and Butler, as well as serving as an intern at the Nike High School All-American Camp.
Shrewsberry was a three-year starter for Hanover College, and was a part of one NCAA Tournament team in 1996. He was an all-conference nominee and a tri-captain in 1998-99.
He is currently a member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the Black Coaches Association.
He graduated from Hanover in 1999 with a degree in Physical Education and earned a M.S. degree in Sports Management from Indiana State University in 2003.
Shrewsberry is married to the former Molly Maguire of Indianapolis. The couple has a son, Braeden, who was born in February of 2005.