INDIANAPOLIS – Brad Stevens, head coach of the
Butler University men's basketball team, today announced his acceptance
of the head coach position of the Boston Celtics.
"Our family is thrilled for the opportunity given to us by the
leadership of the Boston Celtics, but it is emotional to leave a place
that we have called home for the past 13 years," said Stevens.
"We truly love Butler University and Indianapolis, and are very
thankful to have had the opportunity to celebrate so many wonderful
things together. What makes Butler truly unique is the people that we
have been so blessed to work with. When it comes time for our kids to
look at schools, we will start with Butler University." Stevens and his
wife, Tracy, have a young son and daughter.