Barry Huckeby
Barry Huckeby
Title: Volunteer Assistant Coach
Phone: 989.878.3308
Email: bnhuckeb@svsu.edu

Barry Huckeby finished his sixth season with the SVSU Men's Basketball Coaching Staff during the 2021-22 season. SVSU went 19-11 overall and 12-8 in the GLIAC. The Cardinals advanced to the GLIAC Semifinals for the second straight year, and Huckeby helped three student-athletes earn All-GLIAC honors. Delano Smith landed on the First Team while Tyler Witz and Darnell Hoskins Jr. landed on the Second Team. 

In 2020-21, Huckeby was apart of the Cardinal coaching staff that took SVSU to the GLIAC Semifinals. Delano Smith and Myles Belyeu earned Second Team All-GLIAC honors.

He helped lead the Cardinals to 16 victories in the 2019-20 campaign and an appearance in the 2020 GLIAC Tournament.

Sophomore guard Myles Belyeu garnered All-GLIAC First Team honors while junior guard Malik Ellison was named to the All-GLIAC Second Team. Belyeu was named to the D2CCA All-Midwest Region Second Team and NABC All-District Second Team as well.

Huckeby came to Saginaw Valley after serving as the assistant men's basketball coach at Northwood University for six seasons. 

Huckeby had spent the previous three seasons before Northwood as an assistant coach at Saginaw Valley State. He helped the Cardinals reach the GLIAC Tournament for the first time in more than 10 years in 2010 in his first stint with SVSU.

Prior to arriving at SVSU, Huckeby coached seven seasons at Blue River Valley High School. He went 117-45 in seven seasons, winning five conference, four sectional and two regional championships. His 2001 team was the state runner up. Huckeby earned his degree from Miami University, where he was a member of two MAC Championship teams.

Huckeby received his bachelor’s degree in Math Education from Miami University in 1996 and his master’s degree in Education from Indiana Wesleyan University in 1999. His wife, Jennifer, is an elementary teacher and they have 3 sons - Jackson, Bryson and Wilson.