Tyler Niekamp will be the new boys basketball coach at Van Buren, pending Board of Education approval at July’s meeting.
Niekamp graduated from Fort Recovery in 2003. He scored 1,024 points during his high school career with the Indians.
After playing collegiately at the University of Findlay, Niekamp was an assistant coach for the Oilers before working for the Black Knights under Marc Bishop, who stepped down in late May.
Niekamp is the brother of Fort Recovery football coach Brent Niekamp, and the nephew of legendary University of Findlay men’s basketball coach Ron Niekamp.
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