The Barton Community College Board of Trustees held a special meeting Tuesday and named Jeremy Coombs as the new head coach for men’s basketball. Coombs has served as head basketball coach at Neosho County Community College in Chanute.
Also hired was Emma Reif, as a part-time assistant care provider.
The meeting was set for 3:30 p.m. and began with an executive session. Shortly before 4 p.m., the board left executive session and resumed the open meeting, where the new personnel were approved.
After the special meeting adjourned, the board proceeded to hold its May study session, where no action is taken.
The board reviewed the list of contracts and open positions for head coaches, administrators and management staff. These will be approved at the May 25 board meeting.