Brebeuf Jesuit has named Jeremy Sassanella the new head coach of the Braves baseball program.
Sassanella grew up in Northeast Indiana and graduated from Dekalb High School. Highly recruited in baseball and football, he picked his first love, baseball, out of high school. Since being drafted and playing four seasons in the Detroit Tigers organization, Jeremy has spent much of his life devoted to developing great young men and ball players.
He has extensive playing, coaching, and development experience through the Frozen Ropes and Mudsox travel programs. He served as a varsity assistant in 2004 at sectional champion Ft. Wayne Northrop and as the head coach at Ft Wayne South Side 2005-07. He spent the 2015 season as an assistant within the Braves program.
Jeremy brings a unique energy and skill set to the program and will continue to grow the strengths and tradition of Brebeuf Jesuit Baseball. The Brebeuf family is excited to have his energy and proven track record of personal and baseball skill development at the helm or our program.
“Jeremy has an amazing baseball mind, a wealth of experience, passion and ability to connect with and teach young people, and a desire to dedicate himself to Brebeuf Jesuit as the long-term Head Coach,” said Athletic Director Ted Hampton. “We are blessed to have him as part of our coaching family and school community.”
Jeremy is married to wife, Kate, and has 6 children ranging from ages 16 to 1. When he’s not with the family or on the diamond he is serving others in his financial services practice with Mass Mutual here in Indianapolis.