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High School Athletes Will Evaluate CoachesSubmitted: 10/12/2012
Story By Lex Gray

RHINELANDER - Coaches size up their players all the time, but soon, athletes will be the ones evaluating coaches at Rhinelander High School.

Starting in early November, players will fill out surveys about their coaches.

Athletics director Charlie LaHam said he gets plenty of feedback from parents, but he wants to hear from players.

"We're also trying to find out that the kid, or the student athlete, is enjoying themselves, is gaining something from participating, that the coach can get something from understanding that what he wants to get across, he's doing the job that he wants to get across to the kids," he said.

LaHam said he wants to make sure activities are enjoyable enough that kids return for another season.

Eventually, the school could use the survey to decide whether a coach stays or goes next season.

The survey will most likely be in a yes/no format, and include a comments section.

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