Faith Christian's Andrew Hasz steps down as boys basketball coach

Faith Christian Sterling boys basketball

(Katie Pickrell/

Andrew Hasz, an icon at Faith Christian, has stepped down as the school's boys basketball coach.

Hasz, who was the program's coach since 1999, won 421 games over the course of his career. He led the school to six state championships in his tenure, all in Class 3A: 2002, and then five consecutive from 2008-2012. That five-year run is tied with former Merino coach Ron Vlasin for the most in state history. Hasz's six titles are the fourth-most of any boys coach.

Hasz is also Faith Christian Academy's superintendent, and is stepping away because of the time commitment required of that job.

Abram Ziemer, an assistant with the boys basketball team who played for Hasz from 2003-07, will take over as head coach for Faith Christian. Hasz will serve as an assistant to aid in the transition.

Among the accomplishments in his career for Hasz:

  • Six state titles
  • Seven state championship game apperances
  • 13 trips to the Final 4
  • 18 Great 8 appreances
  • 11 Metro District league titles

His 421 wins at one school are the ninth-most in state history.