Tom McCabe is the new man in charge of the Manheim Central girls' basketball team. He was approved three weeks ago and since then has been getting to know his new players.
McCabe takes over a Baron squad left in great shape by former head coach Jason Coletti, now the boss of the Ephrata boys.
Central qualified for Districts last season and was in the running for the Section 3 title until the last game of the regular season. The team is just two years removed from a state playoff berth.
Most importantly, the Barons did not lose a single player to graduation. McCabe, a 'learning support' teacher at Manheim Central High School, and a boys' and girls' basketball coach for more than 20 years discusses this opportunity and what he likes about his new team: