Triton Bowling Coaching Staff
Head Coach Gregg Haden
Gregg Haden enters his 5th year as head coach of the bowling program and eighth as a coach at Iowa Central.
Iowa Central set the bar high its first season of existence in 2012-13 with a pair of stellar showings at the NJCAA National Tournament. All the first year success did for Haden was raise expectations.
In the program’s history, the men have placed with 2-3rd’s and a 4th and last season with a Runner-Up at the NJCAA Nationals. The women have placed 2nd, 4th, 9th and a Runner-Up placing this past season. The women’s team were an Academic All-American team in 2014-2015 with a 3.0 GPA while the men were Academic All-American team in 2015-2016 with a team GPA of 3.24.
Iowa Central’s success hasn’t been limited to just the two-year college ranks either. The Triton men have qualified for the United States Bowling Congress Nationals four times and the women have qualified once. The USBC ranks every collegiate bowling program regardless of size each year. The top 80 Men’s and top 64 Women’s programs get invited to compete in a season-ending national tournament.
Haden serves as the Assistant Athletic Director at Iowa Central. He is married to Jill Haden and has two daughters, Jennie and Jamie. Coach Haden is a Level 1 certified USBC Coach.
Assistant Coach Laura Hall
Laura Hall is entering her second season as part of the Iowa Central bowling staff. Hall, a Lincoln, Nebraska native started bowling at age 10 when she took part in the Bantams League and continued to bowl in local youth leagues until high school. Coach Hall played many sports at Lincoln North Star high school including: basketball, soccer and golf. Her senior year she decided to give bowling another shot. After graduating high school she took general education classes at Southeast Community College. After 2 years she decided to take a chance and try out for the Midland University bowling team. Hall made the team and began her collegiate career. Some of her success at Midland included making it to nationals all four years, being an academic all American all four years, numerous all-tournament team finishes and a national championship runners up place. After graduating from Midland University in May 2015 with a degree in Fitness and Sports Management and a compressed business management degree Hall looks forward to continuing her career in bowling at Iowa Central. Hall also received her coaching endorsement while at Midland University. Coach Hall will also work as part of the Iowa Central housing staff.