Michele Kieff is a talented head coach of HACC's women's basketball. She is also a committed professional, dedicated teacher, caring counselor and empathic person. Her highest priority is the personal and academic development of each student athlete on her team.
As the only head coach of HACC's women's basketball program, Kieff's teams have won three EPCC season championships, two EPCC playoff championships, and completed an overall 11-year record of 110-66. EPCC named her the Coach of the Year four times.
HACC's teams have been exceptional representatives for the college. This can be attributed to Mrs. Kieff and how her teams grow and improve during the season.
She mentors, teaches and supports her players' growth. She helps her players become productive, active and caring adults who contribute to their family, friends and community.
Kieff is currently a professor and counselor at HACC. She continues to lead HACC women's basketball team.
Dan Mickle was an outstanding men's volleyball coach for HACC. He was also a student athlete who played men's volleyball for two years.
As a coach, Mickle reached over 100 wins and won three consecutive EPCC championships. He led the Hawks to three MACVC championship matches.
As a student, player and coach, Mickle has always shown pride in HACC. He is well-respected by his players and peers. He continues to support the school and program. He also continues to show his HACC pride.
Mickle is currently entering his 14th season as the boy's volleyball coach at Red Land High School. He notched his 100th win last season. He is also the club director for Yorktowne Volleyball Club. This club is home to 200 boy and girl youth players from all areas of Pennsylvania and Maryland.
Mickle is the only USA Volleyball Certified Beach Coach in the Northeast. He continues to run youth beach camps in the summer. Mickle is an active beach and grass outdoor player during the summer months.
Mark Spoonhour coached HACC's women's volleyball team for eight years. Spoonhour created one of the most successful women's volleyball programs in the area.
In his eight seasons, his teams never posted a losing record. They had a perfect showing of 12-0 during the 2009-2010 season.
His accomplishments include six Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference (EPCC) regular season championships, four EPCC tournament championships, one Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Association (PCAA) tournament championship, three PCAA tournament runner-up awards and six EPCC Coach of the Year Awards. His career record is 113-19.
Spoonhour is currently the head varsity girl's volleyball coach at Central Dauphin High School and the assistant girl's director for the Yorktowne Volleyball Club. He continues to promote the game of volleyball throughout central Pennsylvania and beyond. He is an active member of the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association.
Angela Schauer Lamb
Angela Schauer Lamb played for the women's basketball team in the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 seasons. Lamb was the co-captain, leading scorer and key to the success of HACC women's basketball team in its first two years.
In her second year, the team finished with a record of 21-2. They were EPCC North Division champions and EPCC tournament runner-up.
Lamb was the floor general, handling the ball and shooting. She was also an exceptional defensive player.
Her teams looked to her as leader on the court. She excelled athletically and academically. She provided the perfect example of a true student athlete.
After her two years at HACC, she transferred to PSU-Berks to obtain a Bachelor's Degree. She continued her basketball career there.
Mick Dejene played for the men's basketball team in the 2001-2002 and 2002-2003 seasons. These were the first two seasons for the program. During Dejene's two seasons, he was the leading scorer and captain. He was also a leader in the classroom and a participant in the EPCC all-star game. Dejene was a perfect example of a true student-athlete. He had the ability to balance school and basketball. This made him a role model for other student athletes. He is directly responsible for the championship win the season after he graduated. He helped lay the foundation for success.
Dejene started his own program called MVP Dynasty. He is successfully helping youth in his area build confidence, self-respect, discipline, perseverance, teamwork, physical fitness and higher learning through basketball. He continues to be a positive example and role model for youth.