The Dover Area School District approved the resignation of 12 employees at its meeting Monday, as well as some new hires on the coaching staff.

The list of resignations includes members of the athletic staff, along with one teacher and some advisory positions.

Resignations included Kara Goldsborough, who most recently served as a third-grade teacher at Leib Elementary, and LouAnn Lehman, co-adviser for the National Honor Society. Their resignations are effective at the end of this academic year. Dover Intermediate School also lost its yearbook adviser, Ashley Tice, effective May 3.

The largest group of approved resignations comes from the athletics programs. However, some are simply accepting other coaching positions within the district.

Resignations include Lawrence Williams, varsity assistant boys' basketball coach; Galen Rupp, varsity assistant football coach; Bret Altimore, head boys' soccer coach; and Todd Pequignot, head wrestling coach. The new positions include the following:

  • Scot Link, eighth-grade head football coach, will become the varsity assistant coach, earning $3,656;

  • Marc Dellinger will jump from seventh-grade to eighth-grade football coach, at a compensation of $2,611;

  • Philip Blazosky, will now be the eighth-grade assistant football coach, making $2,056;

  • William Graves will move from assistant to head varsity soccer coach for $3,142;

  • Adam Ogle is the head coach of the seventh grade football team for $1,958;

  • John Hiden Jr. is the seventh-grade assistant football coach, for $1,958;

  • And James Zimmerman was hired as varsity assistant soccer coach for the boys' team, earning $1,885.