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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.

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.

In 2018 Brenda was a Dominican Republic AIST coach.

Brendan Holba

Instructor
Brendan played his college ball as University of Louisville where he was the bullpen catcher and helped the team make the 2013 College World Series.

His coaching career has seen stops at the likes of Providence Catholic which he won a state title and Plainfield South where he we a summer state title.

Currently Brendan is the head softball coach at York Community HS and is coming off of a 20-3 record and a IHSA Sectional Runner-up finish.

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.