TATUM, Texas — Tatum Independent School District has chosen a new head football coach and athletic director.

According to the district, Jason Holman has been chosen to lead the district's athletic program.

Holman, who is in his 22nd year of coaching, comes from Lufkin High School where he served as defensive coordinator for the past four years.

He is a 1990 graduate of Jacksonville High School, as well as a 1995 graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University where he received a bachelor's degree in business management. He was also a football letterman for the Lumberjacks. He earned his Master of Education from SFA in 2002.

Holman's resume includes stops at Humble (Atascocita, Mississippi), Jersey Village High School (1998 Semi-Finalists), Chapel Hill High School (2010 State Finalists, 2011 State Champions), and most recently Lufkin High School (2017 Quarterfinalists). 

His overall record as a DC since 2010 is 86-38. His current district record at Lufkin is 22-4. He has coached in the playoffs 14 years (11 as a DC), including winning a state championship in 2011.

Playoff Experience (* = as a defensive coordinator)

  • 2018 Division I 5A Area Finalists (Lufkin 10-2)*
  • 2017 Division II 6A Quarterfinalists (Lufkin 11-3)*
  • 2016 Division II 6A Bi-District Finalists (Lufkin 7-4)*
  • 2015 Division I 5A Bi-District Finalists (Lufkin 7-4)*
  • 2014 Division I 4A Area Finalists (Chapel Hill 6-6)*
  • 2013 Division I 3A State Quarterfinalist (Chapel Hill 9-5)*
  • 2011 Division I 3A State Champions (Chapel Hill 15-0)*
  • 2010 Division I 3A State Finalists (Chapel Hill 13-2)*
  • 2006 Division II 5A Bi-District Finalists (Jersey Village 5-6)*
  • 2004 Division II 5A Area Finalists (Jersey Village 8-4)*
  • 2003 Division I 5A Bi-District Finalists (Jersey Village 7-4)*
  • 2001 Division I 5A Bi-District Finalists (Jersey Village 7-5) 
  • 1999 Division I 5A Bi-District Finalists (Jersey Village 8-3)
  • 1998 Division I 5A State Semi-Finalists (Jersey Village 11-3)