SEATTLE (March 30) - At a press conference on Thursday, Jim Hayford was introduced as Seattle University's men's basketball head coach. Hayford becomes the 17th head coach in program history. Watch the press conference above, check out photos from the event, and see what Twitter has had to say about Hayford's hiring.
I am grateful to take this next step in the journey of life and to coach at Seattle University. A special thank you to all my EWU players— Jim Hayford (@CoachHayford) March 29, 2017
Happy for coach, Eastern had one of its best seasons in years and I owe a lot of my success to him giving me the opportunity to play! https://t.co/PaxPG3LZVF— Jacob Wiley (@Jwiley_24) March 29, 2017
Seattle U's new basketball coach, Jim Hayford, led Eastern Washington to the NCAA Tournament two seasons ago. https://t.co/W5WgmFmmbr— 710 ESPN Seattle (@710ESPNSeattle) March 29, 2017
Looks like Seattle U has a new head coach, congrats to Jim Hayford previously of Eastern Washington. https://t.co/wDr6qZvPIm— Eldridge Recasner (@erecasner) March 29, 2017