Vicki Saunders has replaced Jeff Will as athletics director at Westerville North High School.

Vicki Saunders has replaced Jeff Will as athletics director at Westerville North High School.

She also will continue to serve as athletics director at Heritage Middle School in Westerville.

"I transitioned into the position (at North) last week," Saunders said. "Before this week, Jeff Will was a wonderful mentor for me. It was a wonderful opportunity."

Saunders, 47, is a 1986 graduate of Mount Vernon Nazarene University. She received her master's degree in sports management from Ashland University in 1996.

Will remains with the district as a special-project manager.

"Westerville North will always feel like family and I look forward to continuing that relationship as I continue to work with (the district)," Will said.

-Frank DiRenna