Denny Jerome enters his 42nd season as head coach of the Waldorf Women's basketball team with an overall record of 778-420. Since the program was established in 1972, the Warriors have averaged 20 wins per season. They have also qualified on seven occasions for the national tournament. Under Jerome, the Warriors won their first Midwest Collegiate Conference title in 2004-2005 after finishing second in 2004. Jerome has been named Regional or Conference Coach of the Year seven times.
Jerome has coached 18 All-Americans, and many Academic All-Scholars. The 2009 team had one of the top GPA's in the nation.
Denny is a native of Celina, Ohio. He graduated from Waldorf College in 1970 while competing in basketball and football. He received his B.A. from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., where he continued his football career and earned All-MIAC and All-Lutheran honors. He earned his master's degree at the University of Northern Iowa and has pursued further study at Iowa State University.
He and his wife Kathy reside in Forest City.