BOWERSTOWN, Ohio (JMN Sports) - Conotton Valley High School has approved Joe Stephens as its next girls head basketball coach, according to a Tuesday press release.

Stephen’s, a graduate of Malvern High School as well as Malone University, has coaches for over 30 years at various programs, including as an assistant for the varsity teams at Canton GlenOak and Canton McKinley High Schools.

“I am excited to have Joe Stephens as part of the Rocket Family,” says Conotton Valley interim athletic director Jonathan Stuck. ”Joe has a passion for education-based athletics. His educational and coaching philosophies will guide him to make a positive impact on our student-athletes. Our program is in great hands and I can’t wait to see what the future holds for the [girls basketball] program.”