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Mike Mussina named head coach of Pennsylvania high school varsity basketball team

Mike Mussina will be the head coach of a boys high school varsity basketball team in Pennsylvania next school year. (Nick Laham/Getty Images) Mike Mussina will be the head coach of a boys high school varsity basketball team in Pennsylvania next school year. (Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Seven-time Golden Glove winner Mike Mussina will begin another chapter of his life in the fall when he starts his new job as head coach of a boys high school basketball team in Pennsylvania.

According to the Williamsport Sun GazetteMessina was unanimously approved by the Montoursville Area School District Board of Education on Tuesday night to return to his alma-mater, Montoursville Area High School, to be the next head coach of its varsity basketball team. The five-time All-Star, who earned more than $140 million during his 17-year MLB career for the Baltimore Orioles and later the New York Yankees, will receive a stipend of $4,170 to coach the Warriors, who finished 5-17 last season.

Mussina, 44, had been a three-sport student-athlete at the high school, finishing with 1,382 career points on the basketball team before he graduated in 1987.

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