Ken Bartuska has coached boys basketball at Nanticoke for the past 17 seasons. Whether he returns for the 2013-14 campaign will be in the hands of the school board.
Nanticoke opened the position of head coach, adversting in Saturday’s local papers for candidates. Bartuska couldn’t be reached via phone, but said in an email that he intends to apply. He is also the athletic director at the high school.
Bartuska started at Nanticoke as an assistant before moving up to the top spot. He has won three Wyoming Valley Conference titles and four District 2 championships during his tenure.
The Trojans finished 11-12 this past season and lost in the first round of the District 2 Class 2A playoffs. Their last winning season was 2008-09 when they finished 14-10.