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Football and track coach jobs vacant in Shoshoni

May 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor

New Shoshoni High School athletic director Max Mills needs to hire a head football coach and a track coach for next year.

Former Shoshoni football coach Rick Lindblad recently stepped down from his position to take another job in a different state.

Brian Tucker departed from his head coaching track duties.

Shoshoni qualified last year for the Class 1-A football playoffs before being eliminated by Southeast 61-21 in the opening round.

Southeast went on to beat Niobrara County for the title.

"In working with Rick as an assistant for both football and track, it's obvious he did a tremendous job in both sports," Mills said.

"He put student-athletes in the best positions to be successful and worked hard to develop winning programs. He has built a solid foundation, and we look at future coaches to continue this success."

Mills said the timeline for hiring a new football coach depends on the applicants and the interview process.

"While there have been a lot of changes this spring in Shoshoni, we remain very excited and determined to continue to be a strong athletic force in the coming year. I'm personally very proud of all of our student athletes and coaches," Shoshoni schools superintendent Tammy Cox said.

Brady Slack has been hired to be the next boys basketball coach at Shoshoni High School.

Slack replaces Dan Martin, who stepped down. He is leaving the district.

Slack was an assistant coach last year for Martin.

He also is the former boys head basketball coach at St. Stephen's High School.

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