Michael Trujillo enters his third season as assistant coach at Idaho State. Trujillo works primarily with and is responsible for guard play, but he is also in charge of scheduling. Along with Ryan Johnson, he is responsible for recruiting, scouting of opponents, academics and on-court coaching.
Trujillo was previously the women’s head coach at Division-II Texas A&M - Kingsville from 2011-2014. He inherited a team that won only 3 games the year before, and in his third year led his team to the Lone Star conference tournament for the first time in five years.
Before his three-year stint as the head coach at Kingsville, Trujillo was an assistant coach at Texas State University where he helped coach the Bobcats to the 2007-08 Southland Conference regular season championship. The Bobcats also won a first round game in the WNIT for the program’s first ever post-season victory. During the same year, he helped coach the Southland Conference Player of the Year who went on to play professionally overseas and was selected as the 12th female member in the history of the Harlem Globetrotters.
Trujillo also coached for the 2006-07 season at conference foe Northern Arizona. While at NAU, Trujillo helped guide the Lumberjack program to the Big Sky Conference championship and coached the team to a record of 20-12. During the Big Sky conference tournament that was held in Missoula, Montana, they upset No. 25 Montana on its home floor in the semifinal game. NAU advanced to the championship game but lost to Idaho State.
Prior to NAU, Trujillo coached for three years at Sam Houston State and for one year at Arizona State under Charli Turner-Thorne, ASU’s all-time winningest coach.
In his fourteen years at the collegiate level, Trujillo has recruited and coached fifteen all-conference selections, one conference player of the year, eighteen all-academic selections and four conference student-athletes of the year.
Prior to his collegiate coaching, Trujillo worked in the capacities of assistant director, athletic director, teacher and head coach of basketball and track/cross country at the Northland Preparatory Academy High School and Flagstaff Junior Academy in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Trujillo is married to Tammy Harden and has two sons, Aaron (6) and Isaac (4).
Ryan Johnson enters his third season with Idaho State. Johnson is primarily responsible for post/forward development, and works with assistant coach Michael Trujillo with opponent scouting and recruiting.
Johnson is also responsible for international recruiting. a major aspect of Bengal women's basketball. Six international players are currently on the roster for Idaho State.
While at Northern Colorado, Johnson spent time as the academic monitor, seeing the Bears finish four times in the top 25 amongst Division I programs in GPA (top GPA 3.414). He was also in charge of guard and forward development, film exchange, camp facilitation and more.
In his time at UNC, the Bears won the regular-season Big Sky title in 2010-11 and played in the Big Sky title game in 2012 and 2013.
He also recruited several Big Sky Conference first team, second team and honorable mention players.
He also worked as an assistant coach for the Netscouts USA All Stars in international competition in 2012 and 2013. He coached a the US team against teams from China, Austrainlia, New Zealand and Brazil.
Before his time at Northern Colorado he was the graduate assistant at Utah State for the 2005 and 2006 season. In 2004-05 he worked as the Director of Basketball Operations at Colorado State.
Experience: 1st Year
Graduated: Drake University, 2014
Bryanna Mueller enters her first season as assistant coach for the Idaho State women’s basketball team. Mueller assists with guard development, basketball operations, student-athlete academic progress as well as recruiting.
Mueller arrives at Idaho State after working as a graduate assistant for the Arizona State women’s basketball program under Head Coach Charli Turner Thorne. During her time with the Sun Devils, Mueller acted as video coordinator and also assisted with basketball operations, scouting reports and summer camps. In addition, Mueller was in charge of organizing and scheduling scout team players and student managers.
Prior to her time with Arizona State, Mueller played basketball at Drake for two seasons. Before becoming a member of the squad, Mueller was the Bulldogs student manager where she assisted the director of operations with all aspects of team travel in addition to operating Drake’s game film software, SportsCode Gamebreaker.
Mueller transferred to Drake after completing two full basketball seasons at the United States Air Force Academy, one with the Air Force Academy Prep school and one with the Academy, in Colorado Springs, Colo. During her time at the Academy, Mueller acted as Bravo Squadron First Sergeant where she led and supervised 85 cadet candidates.