Odds that Jerod’s unusual first and last names will continue to be misspelled more often than not EVEN AT STANFORD are 99%.
Jerod Haase leaves UAB after four seasons, heading to Stanford
Stanford has hire Jerod Haase as its next head coach, sources told ESPN.
Haase, 41, has been the head coach at UAB the past four seasons. He was 54-46 heading into this season, but the Blazers went 26-7 in 2015-16 and won the Conference USA regular-season title before falling in the conference tournament.
Haase led UAB to the NCAA Tournament in 2015, where the Blazers knocked off No. 3 seed Iowa State in the first round.
Prior to UAB, Haase was an assistant coach under Roy Williams at Kansas and North Carolina for 12 seasons. He also played for Williams at Kansas after transferring from California following his freshman season.
Haase is “from” Lake Tahoe CA so move to NoCal is “going back home”.
Haase replaces Johnny Dawkins, who was fired earlier this month after eight seasons.