Tamaqua Area School Board, on an 8-0 vote Tuesday, with board President Larry Wittig absent, approved the following coaches for the 2017-18 school year:

• Jennifer Paisley, head swimming and diving coach

• James McCabe, head wrestling coach

• Rich Gibson, head tennis coach

• James Barron, head boys basketball coach

• Erika Barron, head girls basketball coach

• Edward Titus, volunteer assistant girls basketball coach

• Duane Barron, volunteer assistant girls basketball coach

• Kyle Kester, volunteer assistant girls basketball coach

• Edward Noftz, assistant boys soccer coach

• Courtney McCarroll, volunteer assistant girls soccer coach