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Hayden names new head boys basketball coach

Dwayne Paul has accepted the Varsity Boys Basketball Head Coach position at Hayden Catholic...
Dwayne Paul has accepted the Varsity Boys Basketball Head Coach position at Hayden Catholic High School. April 2021.(Hayden Catholic High School)
Published: Apr. 28, 2021 at 12:43 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Hayden High has named their next head boys basketball coach.

Dwayne Paul will lead the Wildcats next season. He called the decision to accept the position a “no-brainer.”

“I always wanted to coach and play against some of the best in the state,” Paul said. “I feel within the Centennial League, it doesn’t get much better than that. You have some of the best coaches in the state, some of the best players in the state — and so what better way than try to step up and challenge your self and hopefully continue the tradition of living at a high level than Hayden.”

Paul comes to Hayden from Lebo High School, where he was the athletic director and boys basketball coach.

Prior to that, he served on college coaching staffs at both the Division I and Division II levels. After serving as a graduate assistant at Wyoming and an assistant at Henderson state, was an

“We believe his personality, experience and his ability to connect with students aligns with our mission at Hayden Catholic High School,” James Sandstrom, Hayden’s principal, said. “We are looking forward to Coach Paul continuing the strong tradition of our basketball program.”

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