The Swanton Board of Education approved the hiring of the head football and head boys basketball coaches on Wednesday.
Randall Kerns was approved as head football coach. He replaces Mike Vicars, who led a resurgence of Swanton football, which included the first two Bulldog playoff victories. Vicars remains director of student services for the district.
Joel Visser was approved as head boys basketball coach. He replaces Matt Smith, who in 2015, led Swanton to their first league title since 1988. Matt Smith will remain middle school principal.