Wednesday, July 27, 2011

West Caldwell names new AD, boys basketball coach

Stephen McMasters is the new athletics director at West Caldwell High and Hank Newson is the new boys basketball coach.

McMasters, a 1994 West Caldwell grad, returned to the school in 1999 after graduating from Appalachian State. He's been a drafting teacher and coached girls basketball and was an assistant football and boys basketball coach. He's entering his third season as West Caldwell's boys and girls cross-country coach.

Newton has taught and coached at West Caldwell since 2004 and has been a basketball assistant since 2005. He is a Pennsylvania native.
Newton replaces Danny Anderson, who resigned as basketball coach in May. Anderson, also the school's athletic director, will vacate that post on Aug. 1.

Anderson coached for 29 years and won 582 games. He was 431-109 in 19 seasons at West Caldwell and once led his team to an 80-game conference win streak.