TYLER, Texas — Chapel Hill Independent School District has named the successor that will lead their football program and athletic department.
CHISD revealed Jeff Riordan would serve as their new head football coach and athletic director at Monday night's school board meeting.
Riordan will replace Jason Hooker who resigned on February 11.
Riordan has 16 years of experience; having spend the last six years as the athletic director and head football coach at Crosby ISD. He compiled a mark of 66-18 at Crosby, a Class 5A school. He led the Cougars to six playoff appearances and four district championships, His team reached the state semifinals in 2014, according to CBS19's newspaper partners, the Tyler Morning Telegraph,
He arrived in Crosby after spending six years a Sulphur Springs.
He also coached at Garland Lakeview Centennial High School for four years and was the wide receivers coach at Texas A&M-Commerce in 2001.
Riordan attended Austin College in Sherman. While there, he was a four-year starter at WR and was one of the top special teams players in the conference. He was also on the track team, competing in the 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay and triple/long jump.
Tthe Tyler Morning Telegraph reports Riordan will officially begin his duties on March 18.