Les Goad named Hays High School head football coach

Les Goad was selected as Hays High School's new head football coach.

Les Goad was selected as Hays High School's new head football coach.

Currently the head football coach and athletic director at Navarro ISD near Seguin, Texas, Les Goad was hired as Hays High School's new head coach during Monday night's Hays CISD board of trustees meeting.

Goad has 33 years of coaching experience, including 22 as a head football coach. In addition to Navarro High School, he has also coached at high schools in Lockhart, New Braunfels, San Antonio, Liberty Hill, San Marcos and Corpus Christi. He holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Eastern New Mexico University and a master's degree in educational administration from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi.

Goad said a successful athletic program is built by the work habits of people who place priority on preparation, fundamentals, discipline and pride.

“I am a goal-oriented coach with the experience, professionalism and work habits to meet the challenge of building a championship program at Hays High School,” Goad said in his application. “Hays is a school with high expectations in a school district that is committed to excellence. My motives are simple; I want to compete with the best and be a part of the top program in the state.”

Goad was selected out of an applicant pool of 81 people. Hays High School will schedule a meet and greet with the new coach in the upcoming days.


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