Autumn Haggdone is the newest member of the Northwood women's basketball coaching staff, joining the program in August of 2017.
“We are thrilled to have Autumn join our staff,” said head women’s basketball coach Jeff Curtis. “She is an excellent coach who has spent the last two years recruiting the state of Michigan extensively. Autumn brings a great passion for the game and I am looking forward to working with her.”
Haggadone joins the Northwood staff after spending last year as an assistant coach at her alma mater, Albion College. She was a part of a Briton team that went 18-8 overall and reached the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament semifinals.
A four-year letterwinner and captain as a player for the Britons, Haggadone helped the team post 62 victories in her career. She graduated from Albion in 2012 with a degree in Physical Education.
Kristen Rogers joined the Northwood University women's basketball coaching staff in June of 2017.
Rogers replaces Courtney Shelton, who recently accepted a position as an assistant coach at Central Michigan University.
“We are extremely fortunate to add a coach the caliber of Kristen Rogers to our staff,” said head coach Jeff Curtis. “She has done great things both as a player and as a coach in our league. Kristen is a hard-working, well-respected coach who will be a great asset to Northwood Basketball.”
Rogers has spent her career playing and coaching in the GLIAC, starting with her playing career at Wayne State. She played for the Warriors from 2002-06, serving as the team captain for her final two seasons. At the conclusion of her playing career, Rogers was an assistant coach at WSU from 2006-11. She also spent three seasons as an assistant at Northern Michigan, including being a part of the 2013-14 NMU team that claimed the GLIAC Tournament Championship. Rogers has spent the last two years as the head coach at Lake Superior State.
She earned a B.A. in mathematics from Wayne State in 2006 and a master’s in sports administration from WSU in 2007.