Lady Cats Soccer Coach Jesus DeLeon has resigned to become the new head coach of the Texas High Lady Tigers. Coach DeLeon submitted a letter of resignation to Athletic Director Greg Owens last Monday, July 3. By the end of the week, Coach DeLeon was notified that his resignation had been accepted by the Sulphur Springs School District.
Coach DeLeon indicated he had been seeking another job to help his wife in her job search. She recently lost a position at a Sulphur Springs company and has some job prospects in Texarkana. Coach DeLeon will be replacing one of his friends in the coaching profession, Dustin Holly. Coach Holly is leaving Texas High for a head coaching job at Wichita Falls Rider. Coach DeLeon and Coach Holly coached against each other years ago in Wichita Falls.
Coach DeLeon was Lady Cats Soccer Coach for eight years making the playoffs all but one season. The Lady Cats greatest success under Coach DeLeon occurred during the 2016 season. The Lady Cats advanced to the third round of the playoffs with victories over Whitehouse in bi-districtand Waxahachie in area. The Lady Cats lost out in a close third round match to Mansfield Legacy. Before coaching at Sulphur Springs, Coach DeLeon had coaching stops at Houston , Corsicana, Wichita Falls and Round Rock.