Jerome HadenAssistant Coach
...Jerome Haden was named the assistant men's basketball coach in the summer of 2006 following five seasons as an administrative assistant at Wichita State University (Kan.). In addition to his coaching duties, Haden has responsibilities in recruiting, administration and coordinating camps.
Northwest was 24-7 in its first season with Haden
on staff and was a co-champion of the MIAA.
...Haden earned a master's degree in sports administration at Wichita State in 2002.
As a professional, he
assisted Wichita State with team travel, the film exchange program and the academic program.He oversaw the team's strength and conditioning program and was editor of the men's basketball newsletter.
The Shockers, members of the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC), finished 2006 with a 26-9 record, advanced to its fourth NCAA Division I Tournament and won two playoff games for the first time since 1981.WSU
won the MVC regular-season championship and posted the second most victories in team history.Haden was an assistant at Newman University (Kan.) from 1999-2001 and helped lead the Jets to a 52-15 record.Newman
was 29-6 in the 1999-2000 season, 12-0 in the Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC) and in the postseason made a run to the Final 16.The Jets also won the MCAC Tournament and tied an NAIA record with 20 consecutive wins that season.Haden
coaching career with two assistant stints in Kansas.He started at Riley County High School in 1997-98 and spent the following year at Pomona High School.Haden is a 1998 graduate of Kansas State Universitywhere he earned his bachelor's degree in secondary education.