Head Football Coach and teacher leaving to coach rival team

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Lia Reichmann, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

Head varsity football coach and social studies teacher Dan Hartman will be leaving Central for rival Lyons Township High School’s football program. Hartman was unanimously approved for hire by LTHS District 204 Board of Education on Monday, March 18.

“It is a disappointment and puts the program in a bad spot,” said Brandon Passarelli, senior offensive linemen who also had Hartman as a teacher. “I am more disappointed for my former teammates who currently don’t have a head coach. Coach Hartman leaving for LT was not a good feeling either considering they are our rival.”

He will be replacing longtime head coach Kurt Weinberg, who had been at LT for 10 years with 60 wins and nine consecutive trips to the playoffs, with the exception of last year when they did not make the playoffs.

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