Head Boys Soccer Coach Shawn Hibbitt
Shawn Hibbitt is a middle school teacher at Belzer Middle School in Lawrence.
He graduated Ben Davis High School in the year 2000. As a student athlete at Ben Davis, coach Hibbitt played soccer in the late 90s in the powerful MIC conference as well as for Dynamo FC, Hoosier Heat, and South Central Select soccer clubs in Indianapolis. Also, coach Hibbitt was the program director for the student run radio station B91 and performed in productions for the drama department during his high school years.
Coach Hibbitt graduated IU Bloomington - 2005. As a student at IU, coach Hibbitt earned his degree in Telecommunications with minors in Business Management and Music Theory/History. Coach Hibbitt also continued to play soccer for several intramural and fraternity teams throughout his 5 years in Bloomington.
After working in the financial industry, coach Hibbitt worked for MLS in 2012 and 2013. As an account executive for Major League Soccer, coach Hibbitt worked for many of the nation's biggest clubs selling tickets for MLS and US National Team events all over the country. After being hired by FC Dallas exclusively, coach Hibbitt moved to Dallas and began working with corporations in the area to increase interest in the game. Much of his time at FC Dallas was spent learning from the technical director and watching professional training sessions.
Upon return to the Indianapolis area, coach Hibbitt began working for Indy Premier in 2014 as a licensed trainer. After one season, he was assigned the task of "Rec Plus Coordinator". In that role, he trained volunteer assistant coaches and held training clinics for players at Indy Premier.
While continuing to work for Indy Premier in Fishers in 2015, coach Hibbitt began coaching the Fishers High School freshman team. In the second season the team's record went from 1-8-1 to 8-2-1 and only allowed 9 goals against all season. After being promoted to JV head coach, the JV team went 11-3-1 highlighted by wins over Zionsville, Noblesville, and Avon. In his final season at Fishers, the JV team achieved an undefeated record of 12-0-4 with only 5 goals against in 16 games. Coach Hibbitt's overall coaching record at Fishers was 32-13-7.
Lawrence Central hired coach Hibbitt at the beginning of 2020. In his first season at LC, the Bears were able to take down the #1 ranked North Central Panthers during legendary coach Jerry Little's final trip to LC before retiring. The Bears were also able to retain the coveted rivalry trophy against Lawrence North. In addition, the Bears were able to move up the MIC standings ahead of Ben Davis, Warren Central, and of course Lawrence North.
United Soccer Coaches Licenses -
- 4v4 Diploma
- 7v7/9v9 Diploma
- 11v11 Diploma
- Futsal Diploma
- High School Diploma
US Youth Soccer Association Licenses -
- F License - 2014
- E License - 2015