The Tamaqua Area School Board approved the following coach hirings at its monthly meeting Tuesday evening.

Frank Wenzel was hired as assistant junior high track and field coach, at a salary of $1,142.

Jillian Knoblauch was retained as assistant varsity softball coach, at $1,919.

Abigail Graver, Tamaqua, was hired as assistant junior varsity softball coach, at $1,000.

The following were approved as volunteer assistant coaches: Joe Halenar, Jim Thorpe, baseball; and Ken Mateyak, Andreas, and Courtney McCarroll, Tamaqua, both for girls soccer.