Hash named MJCA girls’ hoops coach

Michala Hash

Michala Hash, coordinator of women’s basketball operations at Sacred Heart University, has been named head girls’ basketball coach at Mt. Juliet Christian Academy.

A native of Woodlawn, Va., Hash played three seasons at Tusculum University in east Tennessee before spending two years as a graduate assistant at Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina under former Cumberland coach Rick Reeves. She moved to Coker University in Hartsville, S.C. for a 21/2-season stay before returning to Division I (Gardner-Webb is DI) at Sacred Heart, located in Fairfield, Conn.

“We had about 15 applications,” MJCA athletic director Paul Christensen said Monday. “Her resume stood out. Her references raved about her ability…and her work ethic.

“She wanted to get back into our area.”

Hash received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Tusculum in 2016 and a master’s in sports education from Gardner-Webb in ’18.

She replaces Jon Willis, the school’s principal who had doubled as the Lady Saints’ head coach the previous 1 1/2 seasons.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.