LaDeane Hansten

LaDeane Hansten

Welcome to Columbia College!  

We are excited to have you join the Claim Jumper Nation!
It is our goal to be a place where you can relax and focus on your health and wellness.
Come take a class and keep your heart and mind healthy.
I am easiest to reach right after class or you are welcome to call or email me anytime.

Go Jumpers!


As Columbia College's Athletic Director and representative for the Central Valley Conference, LaDeane is a member of the CVC Planning Board, Chair of the Constitution and Rules Committee, as well as a member of both the Public Relations & Sports Information Committee and the Awards Committee. She is the CVC Sport Representative for Tennis.

LaDeane is a part-time faculty representative for the Columbia College Academic Senate. She has been the Women's Volleyball Coach since 2019, and a member of the Health and Human Performance Department since 2014.

Prior to Columbia College, LaDeane taught Physical Education and coached Men's and Women's Swimming at Sonora High School. She was a member of the Measure J Bond Oversight Committee, the Hall of Fame Committee, and the SHS Foundation. Notable achievements during that tenure: 

  • Inducted into the Sonora High School Hall of Fame as a coach in 2021.  
  • Sonora High School Teacher of the Year
  • CIF Model Coach Award Winner 
  • Modesto Bee Coach of the Year 
  • National Federation of State High School Associations Boys’ Swim Coach of the Year 
  • 13 Valley Oak League Championships

Proud Columbia College Alumna - Go Claim Jumpers!
B.S. Physical Education, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo - Go Mustangs!
M.S.S. Sport Management, United States Sports Academy - Go USA!


  • Swim Coach Book
  • The High School Season Binder