Jeff Meyer (basketball)
Meyer (left) in 2015
June 21, 1954 |
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1980–1981||South Florida (asst.)|
|Head coaching record|
|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.
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.
Head coaching record
|Liberty Flames (NAIA) (1981–1983)|
|1982–83||Liberty||23–9||5th at NAIA Nationals|
|Liberty Flames (Mason-Dixon Conference) (1983–1988)|
|Liberty Flames (Division I Independent) (1988–1991)|
|Liberty Flames (Big South Conference) (1991–2007)|
|1993–94||Liberty||18–12||12–6||4th||NCAA 1st Round|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
- 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."
- 2007–2008 Liberty University Men's Basketball Media Guide pp. 108–109
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