Michael Hingston of Bath is the new boys head tennis coach at Parkland High School.
The Parkland School Board at its meeting Tuesday approved Hingston's hire, effective Jan. 15, at a contracted stipend.
He replaces Julian Taibi, who resigned.
Hingston's hire was among five hires approved by the board.
* Matthew A. Carlson, as a school psychologist at effective date to be determined, at an annual salary of $66,000, prorated. He will replace Jenelle Walmer, who resigned.
* Rebecca Freed, of Allentown, as a temporary math teacher at Springhouse Middle School, effective Jan. 28, at an annual salary of $48,671, prorated. Freed will be a substitute for Jennifer Karetsky, who is moving to another assignment.
* Mary E. Anderson, of Allentown, as a temporary librarian at Kernsville Elementary School, effective Jan. 23, at an annual salary of $48,671, prorated. Anderson will be a substitute for Debra Newhard, who is on a childrearing leave of absence.
* Austin D. Medernach, of Alburtis, as a part-time teaching assistant at Parkland High School, effective date to be determined, at an hourly rate of $17.79. The job is subsidized through ACCESS funds.