Coach Mike Beitzel
Camp's Player Analyst
Coach Mike Beitzel is a retired college basketball coach with strong basketball coaching and academic credentials. He was Captain & MVP at Wooster College and earned his M.Ed. from the University of Cincinnati and Ph.D from Ohio State University. He has coached at nearly every level of play including high school, the NAIA and NCAA Division I, II, & III. His teams earned several conference championships, national tournament appearances, and top 10 national rankings. Three of his players were named All-Americans including the NABC National Player of the Year. In addition to being an assistant coach at Wooster College, Cincinnati, Ohio State and Navy, he was the head coach at Northern Kentucky University and Hanover College. Many of his former players have gone on to become basketball coaches at all levels including two who coached in the NCAA Final Four, one who is coaching in the NBA, and another who won two straight Indiana HS championships. He has been honored as a Kentucky Colonel, the Sagamores of the Wabash Award from the State of Indiana, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Coach Beitzel participates in the Texas State Senior Basketball Games and his team has won two state championships.