Search ends for Knights hoops, confirmed Monday

By on June 18, 2009

by Mike Slodki
MAPLE PARK—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 Hansen’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.