The Lehighton Area School Board hired Lamar Long as head field hockey coach on Monday night. Long replaces Shawn Hindy who resigned from that position on April 1 to take an assistant coaching position at Michigan State University/.

In other sports related business, the school board hired Amber Konek as a track assistant. Beth Kamowski, Lisa Sawyer, and Kara Kamowski were hired as cheerleading advisors.

The school board tabled the motion to hire Kristin Black for the position of Director of Student Services and Facilities Planning. No action was taken to fill the position of head boys basketball coach. The TIMES NEWS has learned that the board was set to name a coach last night, but the top choice for the position pulled his name prior to the meeting.