|Title:||Volunteer Assistant Coach|
Mike Sanich, one of the most respected goalkeeper coaches in the Midwest, has rejoined the Butler coaching staff as the volunteer assistant and goalkeeper coach with the Bulldogs. Sanich was a member of the 2004 staff and helped the Bulldogs field one of the top defensive units in the Horizon League. That season, the Bulldogs set a school record for fewest goals allowed, and Butler's goalkeepers posted the second-lowest goals against average in school history! Butler ranked first in the Horizon League in fewest goals allowed and second in goals against average.
Sanich will work with, develope, and train Butler's goalkeepers. He currently serves as the director of coaching for the junior boys division at Carmel United Soccer Club, as well as overseeing the goalkeeping aspects of the Indiana United Development Academy. He's also the director of goalkeeping for Region 2, the Olympic Development program that spans 11 states.
Sanich is a former professional goalkeeper with the Indiana Blast, and he also served a coaching stint with the Blast. Sanich, who attended IUPUI, is a personal trainer, and he works closely with baseball players from the youth level up to and including professional players at Roundtripper Baseball Academy.