Jeff Meyer (basketball)

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Jeff Meyer
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Meyer (left) in 2015
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Assistant coach
Team Butler
Conference Big East
Biographical details
Born (1954-06-21) June 21, 1954 (age 63)
Lafayette, Indiana
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1978–1980 Purdue (asst.)
1980–1981 South Florida (asst.)
1981–1997 Liberty
1998–2001 Winthrop (asst.)
2001–2004 Butler (asst.)
2004–2006 Missouri (asst.)
2006–2008 Indiana (asst.)
2008–2017 Michigan (asst.)
2017–Present Butler (asst.)
Head coaching record
Overall 259–206 (.557)
Accomplishments and honors
1994 Big South Tournament Championship
1997 Big South Regular Season Co-Champions
2012 Big Ten Regular Season Co-Champions
2014 Big Ten Regular Season Champions

Jeffrey Dennis Meyer (born June 21, 1954) is an assistant men's basketball coach at Butler University. He was brought on in June 2017 as assistant coach by new head coach and former Michigan assistant LaVall Jordan. He previously served as an assistant men's basketball coach at Michigan under John Beilein and Indiana University during the Kelvin Sampson tenure.

He graduated in 1976 from Taylor University and played basketball with the Trojans while he was there.[1]

Previously, he served as head coach at Liberty University where he remains the winningest coach in school history. He was named head coach of the then Liberty Baptist College on March 25, 1981. He stepped down as head coach to become assistant to the president of Liberty on November 1, 1997.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall

Liberty Flames (NAIA) (1981–1983)
1981–82 Liberty 15–11
1982–83 Liberty 23–9 5th at NAIA Nationals
Liberty Flames (Mason-Dixon Conference) (1983–1988)
1983–84 Liberty 19–10 5–5
1984–85 Liberty 19–10 6–4
1985–86 Liberty 18–13 6–4
1986–87 Liberty 18–11 3–5
1987–88 Liberty 13–15 4–4
Liberty Flames (Division I Independent) (1988–1991)
1988–89 Liberty 10–17
1989–90 Liberty 11–17
1990–91 Liberty 5–23
Liberty Flames (Big South Conference) (1991–2007)
1991–92 Liberty 22–7 10–4 2nd
1992–93 Liberty 16–14 9–7 4th
1993–94 Liberty 18–12 12–6 4th NCAA 1st Round
1994–95 Liberty 12–16 7–9 5th
1995–96 Liberty 17–12 9–5 T-2nd
1996–97 Liberty 23–9 11–3 T-1st
Liberty: 259–206
Total: 259–206

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


  1. ^ pg. 36 of the Summer 2007 edition of Taylor: A Magazine for Taylor University Alumni and Friends ISSN 1073-4376 "For me, my Taylor years were foundational years for my adult life...I went to Taylor somewhat naive, but with the purpose to get a college degree and extend my basketball career. Looking back, what I received was certainly more than a college degree. I got a quality education and it was a life changing experience...during those years, God certainly developed a root system for growth in my personal life."
  2. ^ 2007–2008 Liberty University Men's Basketball Media Guide pp. 108–109