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Juwan Howard Announces Huge Coaching News For Michigan’s Program

A University of Michigan flag is seen on the court prior to the 2014 Big Ten Men's Championship between the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 16: A University of Michigan flag is seen on the court prior to the 2014 Big Ten Men's Championship between the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 16, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Michigan head coach Juwan Howard launched his Twitter account on Friday. One of his first acts as a member of the social media platform was to make a big announcement about his staff.

Howard announced that longtime strength and conditioning coach Jon Sanderson was being retained for the 2019-20 season. He has held the position for nine years, longer than any members of John Beilein's staff.

I'm pleased to announce that @CampSanderson - an integral part of the program the last 10 years - will be staying in Ann Arbor. His reputation precedes him — I’m definitely looking forward to witnessing that first workout. GO BLUE!!

It's unknown how many members of the Michigan staff intend to either follow Beilein to the Cavaliers or simply leave to pursue other programs. The futures of assistant coaches Saddi Washington, DeAndre Haynes, and Luke Yaklich remains very much in limbo.

Meanwhile, Howard is already reportedly looking at a member of the New York Knicks coaching staff to join him.

But with this move, the Wolverines are maintaining some stability in the coaching staff.

Howard was named the new head coach of the Wolverines earlier this week.

The announcement came several weeks after Beilein surprisingly left to take up the head coaching job with the Cavs after 13 years at Ann Arbor.

Howard is expected to be formally introduced sometime next week.