Lubbock High School has a new head baseball coach as the district has announced the hiring of Steve Ribera.

Below is the press released from Lubbock ISD:

Steve Ribera, currently the head baseball coach at Borger High School, has been named the new head baseball coach for Lubbock High School. As a head coach, Ribera has an overall record of 375 wins-to-260 losses.  He has won 12 district titles and made the playoffs 21 times in 24 seasons as a head coach. Doug Young, principal at Lubbock High School said, “We had a lot quality candidates for this coaching position and I think Coach Ribera will be a great fit for Lubbock High School.”

Ribera has coached baseball and football at several schools in the region including Randall High School in Canyon, Slaton High School, Tulia High School and Roosevelt High School.  He has been named a district Coach of the Year five times, and he was named Coach of the Year twice by the Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame.  Ribera graduated from high school in Marble Falls and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas.