John Haus

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John Haus, former head coach of the University of North Carolina and Johns Hopkins University.

Haus, a 1983 graduate of North Carolina, holds a 190-150 career record in 21 years as a head coach at Washington, Johns Hopkins, UNC, and LVC. In that span, he led those teams to eight NCAA tournaments - including five NCAA semifinal or final appearances - and coached 55 all-Americans.

Most recently, the 2018 campaign saw Haus lead the Dutchmen to the MAC Commonwealth Championship Tournament for the fourth consecutive season. Under his watch, five players in Coleman Wagner (1T), Kevin Beaver (2T), Blake Weaver (2T), Cam Epple (2T), and Nick Mowry (2T) picked up all-conference recognition. Wagner and Beaver were recognized with Academic All-MAC accolades for their success in the classroom, while Wagner also became just the second player in program history to earn IMLCA All-Region honors (HM).

In his first season with the Dutchmen, Haus assembled his team from scratch, and they made history as they won their first two games as LVC played lacrosse for the first time since 1985.

The young program blossomed in 2011, winning six games and proving they could be contenders in the Middle Atlantic Conference, competing for a playoff spot up to the final week of the season.

In 2012, LVC qualified for the postseason for the first time, earning three all-Commonwealth Conference honors for Malik Pedroso, Andrew Kruter, and Scott Sutton in the process as the Dutchmen went 9-6, setting a program single-season record for wins. That success carried over to 2013, when LVC went 12-9 and qualified for its first-ever ECAC Mid-Atlantic Tournament. The Dutchmen hosted a Commonwealth Conference tournament game for the first time and earned a record five all-CC honorees.

In 2014, the Dutchmen had an up-and-down year, but managed to qualify for the ECAC Mid-Atlantic Tournament for the second straight year. Andrew Kruter, Ryan Lanigan, Malik Pedroso, and Scott Travers were named to all-conference teams.

The 2015 season saw LVC earn a berth in the MAC Commonwealth Championship Tournament and the ECAC Mid-Atlantic Tournament for the third year in a row. Under Haus' tutelage, Koty Keefer was named the MAC Commonwealth Rookie of the Year and was voted to the league's all-conference second-team, while Klayton Garman earned a MAC Commonwealth Honorable Mention nod. The Dutchmen also performed well in the classroom, with seven players earning a spot on the MAC Academic Honor Roll thanks to recording GPAs of 3.2 or above.