Ky. - Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball head
coach Nancy Winstel announced Tuesday that Jeff Hans has joined
her program as an assistant coach.
Hans spent the
past two seasons as the girls’ basketball head coach at Lexington
Catholic High School and guided the team to a 59-9 record. Lexington
Catholic also won the district championship last season and twice
finished as regional runner-up under Hans.
Prior to that,
Hans served as the girls’ basketball head coach at St. Henry
High School from 2004-06.
is a solid basketball coach with a great deal of experience, and
we are very fortunate to have him join our program,” Winstel
said, noting Hans served as a graduate assistant at NKU during the
2001-02 season. “He is familiar with our program from his
time as a graduate assistant, and I am very glad he is back at NKU.”
A 1995 graduate
of National Trail High School in New Paris, Ohio, Hans spent two
seasons as an assistant coach at Wilmington College. The Lady Quakers
posted a 37-16 record during his two years at Wilmington.
the graduate assistant coach at NKU in 2001-02, and the Norse captured
the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Region championship by defeating
Southern Indiana at Evansville, Ind. NKU posted a 26-7 record that
season and played in the Elite Eight at Rochester, Minn.
Hans, who also
spent two years as an assistant coach at Indiana State University
from 2002-04, is a 1999 graduate of Wilmington, where he received
a B.S. in agriculture. He and his wife, Stacee, reside in Independence
with their two daughters, Kailynn (4) and Keira (1).
NKU is the defending
NCAA Division II national champion, and the Norse welcome back three
starters this season. NKU, which posted a 28-8 record last season,
opens the 2008-09 campaign Nov. 1 with an exhibition game at the
University of Cincinnati.
On Nov. 8, NKU
plays host to the University of Louisville in The Bank of Kentucky