Andy Bucheit
Andy Bucheit
Title: Head Men's Basketball Coach
Phone: 419.448.2006
Email: abucheit@heidelberg.edu

Career Synopsis

  • The 2018-19 season is Bucheit's sixth at the helm of the men's basketball program
  • Career record stands at 54-75, 33-57 OAC

2017-18

  • Coached the Student Princes to a record of 11-15 (7-11 OAC)
  • Mentored two athletes to Academic All-OAC honors
  • Guided Kiere Bennie and Myron Prewitt to All-OAC accolades
  • Helped Chris Moxley score his 1,000th career point

2016-17

  • Led the Berg to an 11-15 record, including a 7-11 mark in conference play
  • Helped HU to its third straight OAC Tournament berth
  • Guided Kiere Bennie to his 1,000th point and his third straight All-OAC selection
  • Mentored sophomore Myron Prewitt to academic all-conference accolades

2015-16 

  • Coached the Student Princes to a 14-12 (9-9 OAC) record, their first winning season since 2009-10
  • Led HU to an upset win over then #23 Mount Union, 87-70, the Berg's first win over a ranked team since 2011
  • Guided Heidelberg to a season sweep of Capital, their first since 1996-97
  • Sophomore guard Kiere Bennie was named 2nd team All-OAC

2014-15 

  • Led Heidelberg to an 11-15 record, going 7-11 in the OAC
  • Coached Kiere Bennie, the OAC's co-Freshman of the Year
  • Team knocked off previously unbeaten Carnegie Mellon on the road on 1/3
  • Guided Student Princes to first win over Capital since 2008

2013-14

  • Fighting injuries, Bucheit's squad gritted out a 7-18 record, 3-15 in the OAC during his first season at Heidelberg
  • Guard Deonte Holder was named second team All-OAC

2008-13

  • Worked as an assistant coach at Marietta College
  • Helped take Pioneers from last place to first place in span of three seasons
  • Promoted to associate head coach for 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons
  • Pioneers won first OAC regular season crown in 36 years, won two OAC tournaments and made a run to the Division III Sweet 16

2006-08

  • Served as a graduate assistant for men's basketball at Ashland University
  • Earned master's degree in sports education

2005-06

  • Worked as an assistant coach at Wittenberg University
  • Tigers went 30-4, finished as NCAA Division III runner-up

Collegiate Experience

  • 2005 graduate of Wittenberg University
  • Four-year letterwinner for the Tigers, winning two NCAC regular season and two NCAC tournament titles, advancing to three NCAA tournaments
  • Amassed 951 career points

Personal

  • Resides in Tiffin with wife Melissa
  • Has two children, Oliver and Annabelle
  • Graduate of La Salle High School in Cincinnati
  • Last name is pronounced BOO-high
  • Follow Coach Bucheit:  Twitter - @ABucheit33  @BergmensBBall

Quotable

  • “The chance to lead the Heidelberg basketball program in the competitive OAC is a huge thrill ... My goal is to create an environment where our student-athletes relentlessly pursue a competitive edge in all aspects of their lives ... Our plan is to get basketball at Heidelberg, a program with a tradition of excellence, back in the national spotlight.”