Steve Waceken enters his second season as an assistant women’s basketball coach at Husson in 2018-19.
In his first season as a member of the women's basketball coaching staff, Waceken helped Husson posted a 19-10 overall record with a 14-4 mark in NAC play last season en route to earning the #3 seed in the conference tournament. In tourney play, the Eagles defeated New England College and Colby-Sawyer College in the quarter and semi finals, respectively, and toppled Maine Maritime Academy, 76-58, in the NAC Championship at Glenbrook Gym on the campus of Castleton University on February 24th and claim the program's first three-peat. In the NCAA Tournament, Husson drew eventual National Runner-up, the #3/#5 ranked team in nation Bowdoin College, but saw their 2017-18 season come to a close with a 94-32 loss to the Polar Bears.
Waceken arrived at Husson after spending the past seven seasons (2012-18) as the head junior high girls basketball coach at Stearns Junior High School in Millinocket, Maine, where he ran the Husson University women’s basketball’s offense.
He has also sereved as the head varsity football coach at Stearns Senior High School from 2014-15, guiding the Minuteman to a 6-10 overall record. Prior to being named the head coach, Waceken served as an assistant coach for 19 years (1995-13).
Waceken is currently employed at Dennis Paper & Foodservice as a district sales representative and is the owner of Rick’s Market in East Millinocket, Maine.
The Millinocket, Maine, native attended Stearns Senior High School. He currently resides in Millinocket, Maine and has four children: Jonathan, Jessica, Colby and Calli.