Thursday, April 30, 2009 | Golf
Creighton's Bob & Sharon Hanson Tender Resignations

OMAHA, Neb. ­ The husband-and-wife pair of Bob and Sharon Hanson have offered their resignations at Creighton University after agreeing to return to West Des Moines (IA) Dowling Catholic High School, where they will coach girls basketball.

The duo, honored as national coaches of the year in 2003 by the National High School Athletics Coaches Association, have won five state girls' basketball championships previously, including four at Dowling (1992, 1996, 1998, 2000). The co-head coaches have a 646-196 record in 28 seasons.

Bob Hanson has served as Creighton┬╣s head men's golf coach the past two seasons as well as serving as the athletic department's director of compliance since 2005.  Sharon Hanson came to Creighton in 2004 and was the school's associate athletic director and senior woman administrator.

The search process to fill the openings at Creighton will begin immediately.