Don't miss the chance to hear Jerod Haase, new UAB Men's Basketball Head Coach speak at the upcoming Leader to Leader Breakfast Series on Thursday, May 10th, 2012, 7am in the Alys Stephens Center, Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall.
Jerod Haase, who has spent the previous 13 years on Roy Williams' staff at Kansas and most recently North Carolina, was announced as the fifth head coach in the 34-year history of the Blazer men's basketball program on March 27, 2012. Haase played for Roy Williams at Kansas and has spent the last 13 years on Williams' staff with the Jayhawks and Tar Heels. He helped North Carolina to national championships in 2005 and 2009. Known as a top recruiter, he has also served as the head coach for the junior varsity team five times in his nine-year UNC tenure. Haase co-wrote "Floor Burns," detailing the 1996-97 KU season, which sold more than 30,000 copies. Floor burns are a statistic the Kansas stat crew created in honor of Haase, who had 165 of them as a junior. He has also produced a basketball instructional video.