SAN ANTONIO — Former Lubbock High School boys basketball coach Matt Embry was airlifted to a hospital in San Antonio, the school confirmed to EverythingLubbock.com Tuesday.

Embry is battling complications from COVID-19.

Embry took over the varsity boys basketball team in 2016 and stepped down after the 2019-20 season.

He came to Lubbock High from Pampa.

Correction: An earlier version of this story said Embry was battling COVID-19. He is battling complications from COVID-19. The story has been corrected to reflect this.