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Former York athletic director returns to position

Published: Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 4:21 p.m. CST
Rob Wagner will return to his previous post as Athletic Director at York High School after Ron Murphy's unexpected resignation. (Photo provided)

ELMHURST – York Community High School named Rob Wagner interim athletic director at York Community High School after Ron Murphy's unexpected resignation.

Murphy, who has been in the position for one year, accepted a new position, pending board approval, in a school district closer to his home, according to a District 205 news release.

Murphy said in the release he made the decision to leave for personal reasons because he needed to be more accessible to his family.

Wagner is currently the assistant principal for student activities and finance. Prior to that, he served as the York's athletic director for four years, was the assistant principal for student services, and was hired initially as dean of students. He has also been a football and track coach at York, the release said.

Wagner will begin Monday, and York plans to seek an interim assistant principal to fill his vacancy.

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