Former Whitko High School boys basketball coach Rob Irwin has been approved as the new boys basketball coach at Huntington North High School.
Irwin, who also served as the athletic director at Whitko, stepped down as coach after this past season. He spent the last seven years as coach of the Wildcats.
Whitko has hired Scott Wessel to replace Irwin. Wessel served as an assistant coach at Lafayette Jefferson High School this past season.
Whitko went 13-10 overall and 5-2 in the Three Rivers Conference during the 2011-12 season. The Wildcats were sectional runner-up to Norwell.