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321preps Notebook: New Cocoa High coaches, Rockledge track opening celebration and more

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Cocoa High has hired two new head coaches for its Tigers athletic program.

Cocoa athletic director Mark Carstens announced Brian Waritay as girls basketball coach, following the departure of Aisha Patrick. He played high school basketball for Harding University high in Charlotte, N.C., and is a Florida A&M graduate. He served internships with UNC Charlotte basketball and the NBA's Charlotte Hornets.

Waritay has lived in Brevard since August of 2011, serving as assistant varsity and head junior varsity coach at Rockledge since 2013-14 and coaching club teams.