|Sam Schroeder was an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for Lakeland for the last six seasons.
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Lakeland announced that assistant coach and alumnus Sam Schroeder will be the College's next head men's basketball coach, replacing Aaron Aanonson who moved to Wisconsin Lutheran last month.
Schroeder played for four seasons at Lakeland from 2007 through 2011 and was a freshman on the Muskies' team that won the Northern Athletics Conference tournament in 2008. Aanonson took over the program the next season and Schroeder played for him for three seasons.
After earning his Bachelor's degree in sociology in 2011, Schroeder stayed with the program as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. He earned his Master's degree in counseling from Lakeland in 2013 and served as the College's head men's golf coach for four seasons.
Schroeder replaces his former coach who took the head coaching job at conference rival Wisconsin Lutheran in March. Aanonson went 137-100 in nine seasons at Lakeland.
The Muskies went 8-17, 6-14 in conference last season.