Andrew Wodrich (Coach Woody) enters his second season leading the Bethel College Lady Pilots, finishing his first season with a record of 10-21.
Wodrich, a 2007 graduate of Bethel College, played two seasons for the Bethel men’s basketball program before turning his focus to his coaching career.
Beginning in 2004, Wodrich started his ascend into the coaching profession by taking a position at the Midwest Basketball Academy (MBA) in Mishawaka. For his first three years at MBA, Wodrich help develop the program which consisted of teams ranging from 9U to 16U. He was then promoted in 2007 to Vice President and Director of the Indiana Elite Basketball Association.
In 2010, Wodrich made the move to the collegiate game by taking a position as the Director of Basketball Operations at NCAA DI Western Michigan University. A year later, he was promoted to an assistant coach for the Broncos. A coaching change then landed Wodrich an assistant coaching position at Central Michigan University for the 2012-13 season. Wodrich assisted as the Chippewas earned a MAC Tournament Championship and a bid the NCAA National Tournament where they upset No. 25 Texas. Heading into the 2013-14 season, Wodrich had been promoted to the Chippewas’ offensive coordinator and the co-recruiting coordinator.
Player Accolades under Coach Wodrich:
Andrew lives in Mishawaka.
Kevin Brandy enters his second season with the Bethel women’s basketball program.
Brandy has a wealth of basketball experience from both his days as a player and from past coaching positions. After spending a season on the court as a player for the Bethel men’s basketball program, Brandy suffered a career-ending knee injury and turned his attention to coaching.
Brandy has coached at many levels, including IHSAA for both boys and girls and within the AAU circuit with Midwest Basketball Academy and now Hoosier Premier. Brandy made the move to the college game during the 2011-12 season when he served as the Director of Basketball Operations at NCAA DI Western Michigan University under former head coach Tasha McDowell.
After a one-year stint assisting at Penn High School under Coach Kristy Kaniewski-Ulrich, a former Lady Pilot great, Brandy co-founded Hoosier Premier Basketball, an AAU program dedicated to ensure the skill development of young players as it relates to basketball IQ, sportsmanship and athletic competition.
Kevin resides in Granger, Indiana with his wife, Amanda, and their three children: Kasen, Knixley and Kwinlynn.
Aubrey Minix enters her first season with the Lady Pilots basketball team and will serve as the head coach for the junior varsity as well as an assistant coach on the varsity level. Minix is not a stranger to women’s basketball fans in Michiana as she graduated from Oregon-Davis High School in 2009 before heading to Murray State University to begin her collegiate career. After two seasons (including a redshirt option) with the Racers, Minix transferred to the University of Southern Indiana where she played from 2011 to 2014. Her high school playing career is highlighted with an IHSAA State Championship in 2007, the IHSAA record for 363 three-point field goals made in a career (breaking Shanna Zolman’s record of 319), scoring an Oregon-Davis school record of 41 points in a game (11-of-14 from three-point range), tallying 1,608 career points (school’s all-time record), and being named a McDonald’s All-American nominee. Minix brings with her coaching experience from camp coaching at USI from 2011 to 2014 and has served as a varsity assistant and seventh grade head coach at Oregon-Davis.
|(17)Indiana Wesleyan University at||1:00 pm|
|(RV)Huntington University at||7:00 pm|
|(18)Goshen College at||1:00 pm|
|(RV)University of Saint Francis at||7:00 pm|
|Bethel at||1:00 pm|
|Spring Arbor University||EST|
|Bethel vs||7:00 pm|
|Crossroads League Tournament Quarterfinal|
|Bethel vs||7:00 pm|
|Crossroads League Tournament Semifinal|
|Bethel vs||7:00 pm|
|Crossroads League Tournament Championship|
|NAIA National Tournament: March 9-March 15|