Jeff Gschwender has been hired as the new head track coach at Hannibal High School for the 2019-20 season.

Jeff Gschwender has been hired as the new head track coach at Hannibal High School for the 2019-20 season.

Gschwender has 11 years of varsity track experience. He has personally coached 12 all-state track athletes in numerous events.

“Coach is excited about this opportunity and plans to continue the tradition of excellence within the Hannibal Pirate track program,” said Clint Graham, activities director for the Hannibal School District #60.

Gschwender will be formally introduced at a press conference on Thursday, Feb. 28,  at 10:45 a.m. at the Board of Education Office, 4650 McMaster’s Ave. Gschwender will then meet with the track athletes that afternoon at 2:45 p.m. at Dr. E.A. Porter Stadium, weather permitting.