Our Coaches

Chris Prewitt  
Coach Prewitt joined Illinois State the summer before our 21-22 season. In his first season as head coach he lead the Redbirds to a 18-13 record while finishing and a 3rd place during the MCH regular season. The 21-22 Redbirds went to place second in the MCH Lindsay Cup Playoffs falling to Maryville in the championship game 4-1. 

Coach Prewitt joined the Redbirds after coaching the Bloomington Thunder 18U team to a 146 W – 63 L – 18 T record over the course of 5 season. They captures four NIHL championships and four final eight in state round robins births. He served as Hockey Director for the Bloomington Thunder Organization from 2018-2021. Before coaching for the Bloomington Thunder he served as Varsity Head Coach and Coaching Director for the Bloomington Sharks High School program where he helped lead to three league Championships. 

Coach Prewitt grew up in Bloomington, IL playing inline and ice hockey locally. He played for the Peoria Jr. Riverman through his youth years at the CSDHL level before joining the Peoria Mustangs for three seasons. He is happily married with 5 amazing kids supporting him through his journey! 

Head Coach, ISU D1
Email: Christopher.A.Prewitt@gmail.com