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Parkland HS names new athletic coordinator

The Ysleta Independent School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Leigh McWhorter as the new athletic coordinator and head football coach at Parkland High School, effective July 1.

McWhorter, who currently serves as a teacher and varsity offensive coordinator at Franklin High School, has 20 years of experience in education and athletics. He began his professional career in 1999 as a reading teacher, and has since served as a teacher, coach, and coordinator.

McWhorter holds a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP).