Canton High School announced Tuesday that Rob Curtis has been hired as the district’s new boys basketball coach. Curtis comes to Canton from across the river where he served as an assistant at Unity of Mendon. His previous head coaching experience was in the state of Texas. Curtis has also been an assistant coach at Hannibal and Mark Twain High Schools and at Hannibal-La Grange University. Curtis replaces head coach Cody Ash, who was forced to resign for health related reasons after 1.5 years. Ash’s interim coach Samantha Powers has planned return to her home in Kankakee, Illinois.