U-M Conducting Investigation After Confrontation Between Juwan Howard, Jon Sanderson
Report: U-M conducting investigation after confrontation between Juwan Howard, Jon Sanderson
The University of Michigan is conducting an investigation into the confrontation between head coach Juwan Howard and strength and conditioning coach Jon Sanderson. The incident reportedly did not escalate to physical violence and is currently going through the university review process. As standard procedure, the investigation is being reviewed by the university outside of the athletic department.
Juwan Howard’s Recovery
Head coach Juwan Howard has been recovering from heart surgery and has not fully returned to his role as the team’s head coach. He has been in an assistant coaching role since his return to the bench, and it is unclear when he will officially continue as head coach.
Jon Sanderson’s Role
Jon Sanderson has been the head strength and conditioning coach with the men’s basketball team since 2009. He has played a vital role in developing players physically and has been instrumental in the training of current and former players.