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Madison High basketball coach steps down to become assistant superintendent


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Travis Schwab has been coaching at Madison High School for the past 16 years. | Courtesy Madison School District 321

REXBURG — The head coach of the Madison High School basketball team is stepping down to become the assistant superintendent for Madison School District 321.

Travis Schwab has been coaching boys’ basketball for 21 years with the last 16 spent at Madison. Randy Lords, the current assistant superintendent, was appointed superintendent after Geoff Thomas announced his retirement last month. Schwab will fill the vacant position left by Lords.

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In a statement, Schwab thanked his former colleagues, assistant coaches and family for their support over the years.

“It has truly been an honor to be the head basketball coach of Madison High School for the past four years,” he said. “I would like to thank each of our wonderful players for putting up with me and teaching me way more than I ever taught them. I love them all like my sons and I will cherish these relationships with them for the rest of my life.”

Schwab’s position will be posted Monday at as the district works to find a head coach.