CENTER VALLEY, Pa .– Southern Lehigh officially approved the hiring of two new head basketball coaches on Monday night. The district hired Ryan Wehr as the school’s new head boys ‘basketball coach and Sydney Cyr as the school’s new head girls’ basketball coach.
“We couldn’t be happier to welcome both Coach Cyr and Coach Wehr to Southern Lehigh High School,” Southern Lehigh Director of Athletics Marc Zimmerman said in a statement. “Coach Cyr is a proud Southern Lehigh graduate who knows our school and our community very well. I have no doubt that she will be a fantastic role model for our female basketball players who will continue to build on the great South Lehigh’s successful women’s basketball tradition.
“Coach Wehr brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position of head coach of men’s basketball,” continued Zimmerman. “I am very confident that he will quickly develop a good relationship with our men’s basketball community and continue to build on the recent success we have had. I look forward to working with both of them as they grow. will settle in their new positions. “
Cyr played basketball and field hockey at Arcadia University after graduating from Southern Lehigh in 2016. She had a successful high school career with the Spartans. After her college career, she helped out with the district college girls’ basketball team last season.
Wehr has been the head coach of Brandywine Heights for the past eight seasons. He has 14 years of total coaching experience with previous stops as an assistant coach at Emmaus and Parkland.