|Title:||Assistant Women's Basketball Coach|
Krista Van Hauen, the newest assistant coach for the Northern Colorado women's basketball program, is in her second year with the team and comes to the Bears from Bradley University. She was named a Bears assistant coach on July, 17 2008.
Van Hauen handles team travel in addition to her on the court duties, as well as some of the team's scouting and player development.
Van Hauen began played prep basketball at Wellsburg-Steamboat Rock High School where she was a three time conference MVP and a letter winner in basketball, golf, volleyball, track and softball. In addition to this she was also named to the All-State, All-District and All-Conference first teams.
In her time at Waldorf College Van Hauen was the teams co-captain in the 2000-01 and 2003-04 seasons. Some of the awards won by Van Hauen at her time at Waldorf include being named to the Midwest Classic All-Conference first team, Daktronics-NAIA All-American scholar athlete and first team NJCAA All-American.
She led her team at Waldorf to a third place finish at the NJCAA National Championship in 2001. Van Hauen also competed for the golf team while at Waldorf being named to the All-Conference team for her efforts.
Van Hauen served an the Director of Women's Basketball Operations while at Bradley University all while studying to earn a Masters degree in coaching from the United States Sports Academy. At Bradley Van Hauen was responsible for travel and game film and brings her experience to Northern Colorado in this area as well as organizing camps for youth.