The end of an era in Lansingburgh
Her daughter, Carly, earned first team Big 10 honors this season and Chris decided this was the perfect opportunity to hand the program over to someone else while she could spend more time with her family in Arizona.
LaBombard won 260 games against 104 losses in 16 seasons at CCHS, winning five Big 10 titles and the 2002 Class A New York State championship along the way. She became only the 11th coach in Section II history to amass more than 250 victories.
LaBombard said the school would advertise the opening and interview the most qualified candidates, so we don't know the replacement yet. She will, however, remain as the assistant athletic director at the school and plans to watch as many of the games next season as she can.
"Being around the teenagers keeps you young," she laughed. "They probably don’t think I’m that hip, but it keeps you in tune with what is going on in the world."