Trinity Catholic has named Nicole Turick as its girls varsity basketball coach while Peter Gobiel has been named the director of athletics at Winthrop.
Turick served as the junior varsity coach for the past three seasons at Trinity Catholic and as the freshman coach for the two years prior.
Trinity Catholic is coming off an 11-8 season.
“We were blessed to meet with a tremendous number of quality candidates for this position," said athletic director Craig Gnualdo in a press release. "Though they were all spectacular, Nicole rose above the rest.
“Her knowledge of our program, our girls, and her willingness to take this program to the next level over the next several years won over the search committee. We’re all excited for Nicole and our players. We can’t wait to see the team perform in the upcoming season.”
Gobiel, who has taught at Winthrop for 31 years and is a graduate of Boston State College, previously served as athletic director in 2002-03. The Winthrop native has coached Winthrop gymnastics for the past 20 years. Current Winthrop co-coach Melissa Wiles will take over as head coach of the program.
“Mr. Gobiel has the physical education and wellness background that I think will be very beneficial to all of our students,” superintendent of schools John Macero told the Winthrop Transcript. “His 31 years of experience in the district will also be very valuable to the teachers in being able to provide knowledge for those areas.”
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