Nick Hammons played and coached under his father Kim, who retired over the summer after 25 years.

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Kim Hammons coached baseball at Snohomish for 25 years, building an impressive career: 385-209 record, two state titles and seven district titles.

He announced he was retiring in July.

Wednesday, Snohomish High School announced his son, Nick, would take over the program.

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Nick played for his father and graduated in 2007. He’s been an assistant coach along with his brother, Jake.

“I’m very excited to take over for my father and continue the tradition of excellence he put in place for the program and the student athletes,” Nick said via Twitter.