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RHINO STAFF - ILLINOIS SOFTBALL

STACIE HAAS

Director of Player Development
Stacie was an All-American Honorable Mention in 2004 for St. Xavier University and the CCAC Pitcher of Year in 2003.

While at SXU, Stacie etched her name into the record books where she hold multiple records including career wins, lowest ERA and shutouts.

After college Stacie competed in Australia in 2013 with AIST .

Stacie, in 2023, was Collegiate Spring Games site director for Division 1 and Division 2.

BRENDA HAAS

Recruiting Coordinator
Brenda started her collegiate career at Wabash Valley College where she was a NJCAA All-Conference player.

She then went to play at Division II Colorado State at Pueblo where she was an All-Conference selection.

In 2018 Brenda was a Dominican Republic AIST coach.

Jeff Stanek

Instructor
Jeff was an All Missouri Valley Conference player at Southern Illinois University.

He was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 20th round.

Before that he was an All State player for Lockport Township High School.

Over the last 15 years, Jeff has been a well known hitting instructor in the Chicagoland area.

Michaela Schlattman

Instructor

Michaela was a former graduate assistant at Indiana University.

She started her collegiate career at Miami of Ohio and finished at LSU.

Currently, Michaela is the head softball coach at Metea Valley High School.

Alyssa Sansone

Instructor

Alyssa attended and played collegiately at Calumet of St. Joseph, where she was starting pitcher. While there she was All-Conference twice.

She also was nominated Pitcher of the Week and won the honor three times.

Just recently Alyssa was named pitcher for the CCSJ All-Decade Team.

Along with being an instructor for Rhino Softball, she will also be Pitching Consultant for Trinity International College.

HASSAN STEVENSON

Head of Speed, Strength and Agility

Born on Chicago’s south side, Hassan Stevenson is a passionate and knowledgeable fitness professional specializing in all aspects of Athletic Performance Training. He is an innovative communicator focused on the mastery of techniques necessary to improve all aspects of athletic performance, most important being mental strength. 

Coach Stevenson has worked with athletes, and teams in many different sports during his fitness career that began in 1999. Most notably he was Speed & Strength coach for the Lewis University Women’s Basketball Team that was part of the biggest win/loss turnaround in school and GLVC Conference history. Over his three seasons as Speed & Strength Coach for the team their record was 78-15. 

Hassan lives in Crest Hill, IL and enjoys helping people reach their fitness goals, teaching group exercise and athletic performance classes, performing community outreach, and mentoring as a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. He is a 1994 graduate of Eastern Illinois University where he was a member of the Track and Football teams. He played semi-pro football from 1995-2005.