Hilliard Davidson High School athletics director Nate Bobek didn’t have to look far to find his next boys basketball coach.

Tim Congrove, who has been an assistant in the program the past three seasons, has been named coach, pending school board approval.

Congrove, 26, replaces Cort Hamilton, who recently resigned to become the athletics director at Hilliard Bradley. Hamilton will replace Eric Ryan, who is stepping down at the end of the school year to return to teaching.

A 2009 Logan Elm graduate, Congrove played two seasons at Walsh University before transferring to Capital, where he played two seasons before graduating in 2013.

He then served as an assistant at Capital for one season before joining Hamilton’s staff at Davidson.

“We are excited to have Tim as our next head coach,” Bobek said. “We are very pleased with the direction our program is headed. We knew we needed to select the best person we could to put in front of our athletes because they are what matters most. We wanted someone to not only continue on the course we are, but to also add to it. Tim is the person we feel can do this.”

Hamilton coached Davidson for three seasons, compiling a 40-34 record and guiding the Wildcats to a Division I district final the past two seasons.

“I’m very excited to get to continue what we started over at Davidson,” Congrove said. “I like the way we’ve been doing things and I’m not planning on changing a whole lot.”

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