Hassaan Stamps became an SIUE assistant coach for the SIUE men's
and women's track and field program in July 2010.
His coaching career took an interesting turn in 2012 culminating with an appearance at the Summer Olympic Games of London. Stamps was named the National Team Coach for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where he led the program at the 2012 World Junior Championships as well as the London Games. He took a sabbatical from SIUE to develop and recruit Saudi Arabia's top junior athletes while coaching elite-level athletes.
Stamps holds a varied and experienced coaching resume. He has been an assistant coach most at Florida International University. His experience also includes stints at the University of Miami, the University of Vermont, and Cal State University Los Angeles.
As the recruiting coordinator at Florida International, Stamps helped gather one of the largest and strongest incoming classes in school history. He also helped coach the school's pentathlon and heptathlon school record holder. Stamps coached three All-Atlantic Coast Conference performers at Miami.
He helped Vermont to 17 school records in 2007. While at Cal State, he oversaw 14 All-Americans, including a national champion.
His coaching career began after a stellar collegiate career at the University of Tennessee. He earned five All-American certificates and helped the Vols to the 2001 NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships and the 2002 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships. Tennessee also won back-to-back outdoor Southeastern Conference (SEC) titles in 2001 and 2002 with Stamps as a team captain.
A four-time All-SEC selection and Academic All-SEC honoree, Stamps earned a bachelor's degree with a double major in sports management and psychology from Tennessee in 2003.
He is a USA Track and Field Level I Certified Coach and a USATF Level II Certified Coach for jumps, sprints, hurdles and multi-events. From 2007 to 2009, he was a jumps coach for the junior national team in Canada. Stamps also is a USATF Level I ITC (Instructor Training Course).