BEMIDJI - Dan Ninham has been named the new Bemidji High School boys basketball coach, according to BHS activities director Troy Hendricks.
Ninham is a physical education teacher at the Bemidji Middle School and is the former boys basetball coach at Cass Lake-Bena High School.
During his tenure at CL-B Ninham guided the Panthers to numerous Minnesota state Class A high school tourna-ments and during one of those trips Cass Lake-Bena placed second.
"Dan already has proven that he is a successful bas-ketball coach," Hendricks said. "He also is a teacher in the district and is here for the kids. He is a man of character and we fell in love with his approach to building a program."
Ninham replaces Jeff Brown who resigned following the 2011-2012 season.