Search ends for Knights hoops, confirmed Monday
by Mike Slodki
MAPLE PARKâ€”Kaneland High School has completed its month-long search for a new varsity boys basketball coach.
While not divulging the name of the winning candidate for the position, KHS athletics director Leigh Jaffke confirms that the position was offered to a specific candidate and it was accepted.
The appointment needs to be confirmed at the next Kaneland School Board meeting on Monday, June 22.
A new Knights hoops head coach was hoped to be in place by the newly rescheduled boys basketball camp at KHS by Monday, June 22.
Former head coach Dennis Hansenâ€™s resignation was accepted at the June 4 board meeting after a School Board investingation into inappropriate contact with students.
Hansen was also head coach of the Kaneland softball team.
Hansen took over the boys basketball job starting in the 2006-07 season for former coach Brian Rea.