Washington Head Coach Chris Petersen Steps Down From Position, Jimmy Lake Named Head Coach

Washington coach Chris Petersen will step down after the Huskies’ bowl game and be replaced by defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake, the school announced Monday. Petersen, 55, will transition into a “leadership advisory role” within the athletic department. In a statement, Petersen thanked the University for allowing him to fulfill a lifelong dream to coach the Huskies. We at The Fan Yakima thank him for his great coaching and wish him the best going forward!