Hana Haden – Head Women’s Coach

HadenHana Haden is entering her third season as the Head Coach at Moberly Area Community College in the 2020-2021 season after being hired on July 6, 2018. The Lady Greyhounds have posted a record of 45-20 under Coach Haden and have made an appearance in the Region XVI Tournament Championship game in both seasons since she has taken the helm.

In the 2019-2020 season, Haden led MACC to an overall record of 29-4. The Lady Greyhounds were the Missouri Community College Athletic Conference Co-Champions, the Region XVI Champions, the Central District Champions, and NJCAA National Tournament automatic qualifiers as a #16 seed. Coach Haden was named the MCCAC, Region XVI, and Central District Coach of the Year. In 2019-2020 MACC produced a Third Team NJCAA All-American in freshman DeAnna Wilson. Wilson and sophomore Chatori Tyler were also named First Team All-Region XVI and First Team All-Conference while sophomore Shania Liburd was named Second Team All-Region and freshman Bryce Dowell earned Second Team All-Conference.

The Lady Greyhounds finished the 2019-2020 season ranked No. 25 and were also ranked in the top 25 in 11 different statistical categories. Notably, MACC was 5th in three-point percentage at 36.6, 7th in total points, 8th in fewest turnovers per game, and 14th in points per game allowed. Six players went on to compete at the four-year level, including three Division I signees, one Division II signee, and two NAIA signees.

In Haden’s first season at Moberly, the Lady Greyhounds were defeated in the Region XVI Championship game after pulling off an upset in the tournament semifinals. Haden produced two First Team All-Region and First Team All-Conference selections in freshmen Kaysie Newson and Chatori Tyler.

Prior to Moberly Area Community College, Haden spent the previous season as an Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at Division I Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. At Lamar, she helped the Cardinals capture the Southland Conference regular season championship with a record of 22-8 and 17-1 in the league as well as a WNIT appearance.

Prior to her tenure at Lamar, Haden was the head coach at NAIA Harris Stowe University in St. Louis for two seasons, 2015-2017, where she produced back-to-back 19 win seasons. These were the first back to back winning seasons since 1986-88 at Harris Stowe. In her two seasons at the helm, Haden’s squad defeated four nationally ranked teams and she produced a total of five All-Conference players and one All-American: honorable mention selection. Her teams were also recognized as NAIA Scholar Teams for producing team GPAs of over a 3.0. In 2017, Haden was recognized as a Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Thirty Under Thirty Honoree.

Haden’s previous coaching job was under former Lady Greyhound Coach Katie Vaughn at University of Missouri at St. Louis for the 2014-15 season.

Haden is a native of Springfield, Missouri where she played her high school basketball at Kickapoo High School before transferring to national powerhouse Oak Hilly Academy in Mouth of Wilson, VA. After a successful playing career at Mineral Area College in Region XVI, she received a scholarship to NCAA Division I Western Carolina University where she played for two seasons.