LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - LISD executive director of athletics, Mark Ball, announced on Friday that Jesus Arenas, Jr. has been named the head basketball coach at Lubbock High School. Arenas will fill the vacancy created when Ron Vick retired from coaching at the end of the 2009-2010 school year.
According to LISD, the Lubbock native and product of LISD, Arenas attended Harwell Elementary and O.L. Slaton Middle School. He was an honor student and all-district basketball standout at Monterey High School where he graduated in 1997. Arenas continued playing basketball in college earning a bachelor's degree in Journalism from Texas Tech University in 2002. He recently completed his master's degree in Educational Leadership also from Texas Tech.
For the last eight years, Arenas has served as a classroom teacher and coach in Lubbock ISD at Dunbar, Estacado, and Lubbock High. Most recently, Arenas served as the assistant coach for the Coronado High School girls varsity basketball team.
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