Eric Haut

Eric Haut is the Associate Head Coach for the Kent State University men’s basketball team, being elevated by head coach Rob Senderoff in the summer of 2016.

Haut has been a proud alum and representative of Kent State hoops during most of the 21st century, playing on some of the greatest teams in program history before beginning a now 15 year coaching career.

Haut has helped deliver four Mid-American Conference Championships to Kent State as a coach, in addition two as a student-athlete. In Kent State’s six trips to the NCAA Tournament, Haut has been involved as a player or coach in five.

Prior to his coaching career, Haut had an illustrious four year career with the Golden Flashes, helping lay the foundation for a championship program from 2000-04. Over four years, Haut helped the Flashes go 98-34, win the East Division every year and make four straight appearances in the MAC Championship game. Haut played a massive role in the team’s famous trip to the 2002 NCAA Elite Eight, but also made the second round in 2001 and was selected to compete in the NIT twice.  A 2004 graduate of Kent State, he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance.

 The Lansing, Mich. native was one of the top 3-point marksmen in school history and concluded his playing career ranked second behind only Trevor Huffman in the Kent State record books with 200 three-pointers.

Haut is a member of the NABC (National Association of Basketball Coaches and just completed  his 11th total season on the bench for Kent State.

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