Monterey Head Football coach and Athletic Coordinator, Todd Pearson stepped down from his post with LISD, on Friday Morning.
Pearson spent five years as the head coach of the Plainsmen program, most recently leading them to a playoff appearance this season after getting off to an 0-5 start. Pearson led the Plainsmen to the playoffs in four of his five seasons at the helm, including 2012 where his Monterey team went all the way to the regional semi-finals.
He Released the following statement this morning:
“I notified Coach Mark Ball today of my intent to step down as head football coach and athletic coordinator for Monterey High School. I am very proud of the programs at Monterey, and have been blessed to work with many great athletes and coaches. My sincere appreciation goes to the parents, students, and the Lubbock Independent School District for giving me the opportunity to lead Plainsmen athletics. I wish you continued success.”
When contacted by KLBK, Athletic Director Mark Ball said, “Coach Pearson visited with his players and coaches this morning. I appreciate the fact Coach Pearson's resignation came in December. This allows us to move forward in finding the right replacement. We will post the job today and begin a nationwide search for the best possible fit at Monterey High School. We hope to bring a finalist to the board at the February 20th meeting.”