Sharm Scheuerman

Sharm Scheuerman (1934-2010)

Teams coached: Iowa Hawkeyes
Iowa record: 72-69 (.511)
Overall record: 72-69 (.511)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

1958-1964 Iowa
1956-1958 Iowa (asst)

Sharm Scheuerman Facts

  • Milton Scheuerman
  • Born May 16, 1934
  • Died August 30, 2010
  • Hometown: Moline, Illinois
  • Alma Mater: University of Iowa (BA, 1956)
  • Graduated from Rock Island HS (IL) and then played basketball at Iowa for head coach Bucky O’Connor
  • Joined O’Connor’s staff as an assistant in 1956 and two years later became head coach following O’Connor’s death
    • Took over the team just weeks before his 24th birthday and coached the team for six seasons
    • Went 72-69 as the Hawkeyes’ head coach and in 1960-61, achieved an AP Top 5 ranking
    • Among the players he recruited and coached was future 5x NBA Champion and Hall of Fame coach Don Nelson
  • Stepped away from coaching in 1964 and entered the private sector in Denver, Colorado
  • Passed away in 2010 at the age of 76 after a long battle with cancer

Sharm Scheuerman Coaching Tree

  • Dave Gunther (Bemidji State, Buena Vista, North Dakota, Wayne State)
  • Bob King (Indiana State, New Mexico)
  • Red McManus (Creighton)
  • Don Nelson (Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks, Milwaukee Bucks)