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Two Lubbock High Schools will have new coaches

Kent Jackson Kent Jackson
Jason Strunk Jason Strunk

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Two Lubbock High Schools will have a new coach today. The Lubbock Independent School District board of trustees announced this morning Kent Jackson, head football coach and campus coordinator in Frisco, as the new head coach at Coronado, and Jason Strunk, currently an offensive assistant coach at Purdue University, will take over at Lubbock High.

Jackson brings 25 years of coaching experience and 14 years as an athletic director to the coaching staff at Coronado. . His overall record as a head football coach is 126-63-1.

"Coach Jackson has a long record of winning and playoff success," said Exec. Director of Athletics Mark Ball. "In sixteen seasons as a head coach his teams were in the playoffs 11 times including trips to the semifinals."

Strunk joined the staff at Purdue University in 2010 as the quality control coach for offense, after an impressive turnaround of the football program at Plant City High School in Plant City, Florida.

"Coach Strunk got his start in Pennsylvania considered by many the best high school football in the nation next to Texas," said Mark Ball.

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