Hammond hired as North's Boys basketball coach

Wichita, Kan. (KWCH, North High) -- Wichita North High School announces Eric Hammond as its new Head Basketball Coach and Social Studies teacher.

Coach Hammond comes to North after eight years as an assistant coach at Wichita Southeast High School.

North Athletic Director Michael Church made the announcement, saying:

"I have no doubt Coach Hammond will be very impactful immediately as a teacher, coach and mentor to all of our students. I am personally excited about this hire, as Coach Hammond is a proven great man with high character. The students and staff of North High will see the positive impact he will have on all of our stakeholders!"