Coaches

Danielle Osterhaus
Head Coach

Danielle Osterhaus was named head coach in February 2015 after being the lead assistant coach for the 2014-15 season.

Coach Osterhaus played on the Black Hawk College women’s basketball team from 2001-03 where the team had a record of 49 wins and 16 losses. She transferred to Augustana College in Rock Island, IL, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She came to Black Hawk College from Rockridge High School in Taylor Ridge, IL, after coaching at her alma mater for four years.

Coach Osterhaus is working to rejuvenate the BHC women’s program and bring it back to what it once was.

Paula Wray
Assistant Coach

Coach Wray is a Quad-City native who came to the Black Hawk College women’s program at the end of the 2014-15 season. She brings much knowledge and experience to the program. She not only played college basketball, but also has coached at all levels from youth basketball leagues to high school basketball programs. She has been actively involved in many athletic boards to help promote youth sports.

Erica Jenkins
Assistant Coach

Coach Jenkins comes to Black Hawk College from North Carolina. After her military career, she moved back to the Quad Cities. She is a Quad-City native who grew up in Rock Island, IL. She attended Black Hawk College and was a member and teammate of head coach Osterhaus’ on the Black Hawk College women’s basketball team from 2001-03. Coach Jenkins continued on to Calumet College Saint Joseph. She brings a great guard coach presence to the program as well as an overall insight to the game overall.