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Pella Christian Names Co Head Softball Coaches

Posted: Thursday, April 15th, 2010 at 5:51 am

The Pella Christian softball program will have co head coaches starting immediately. Athletics Director Verlan Nikkel says Kevin Van Wyk and Nathan Van Wyk will share the head coaching duties starting this coming season after Kevin Van Maanen announced this winter he would not return as head coach in order to spend more time with his growing family. Van Maanen will still serve as head girls basketball coach. Kevin Van Wyk has been with the Eagles softball program for 10 years, spending the past six years as an assistant coach and was the lead person in the building and design of the baseball and softball fields at Pella Christian . Nathan Van Wyk is a bible and P.E. teacher at Pella Christian High School and played baseball for four years at Pella Christian and also at Dordt College. He has also coached baseball and played fast pitch softball in Florida.