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Little Elm ISD Announces Head Football Coach

May 13, 2022

Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce Joe Castillo as the next Head Football Coach at Little Elm High School. “Our football program has made great strides in the second year in 6A and we believe Coach Castillo is the guy to get us over the top,” shared Michael Young, Little Elm ISD athletic director.

Castillo brings over 27 years of coaching experience to LEHS with the last 10 being the Campus Athletic Director at North Garland High School. LEHS will be getting an experienced coach with time as wide receivers coach, quarterbacks coach, offensive coordinator, head coach as well as athletic director. He has coaching experience at both the high school and collegiate levels. “Joe has a track record of building programs from the ground up, changing culture, and building winners,” said Young.

Castillo has received many awards and honors, from being selected to the NCAA Coaching Academy to receiving the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) Advisory Committee Nominee. Under his coaching leadership, he has had both All-State Football and All-State Academic Football honorees, was the 2017 TAMU-C Hispanic Symposium Keynote Speaker, received “Coach of the Year” honors three different years, as well as the THSCA “ROCK” Mentor. “Joe is a person of utmost integrity and character and he will expect the same from our student athletes. Joe is highly respected in the coaching world and with everyone he has worked with,” said Young.

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