Joaquin "Jake" Escobar grew up in Comanche and graduated from Comanche High School in 1991. He was a stand out on the basketball court as a point guard and helped lead the Indians to the Regional playoffs. He was also a standout on the football field as a All-State wide receiver and participated in many spring sports during his high school career.
On Coach Escobar's website he states in his own words, "I received my BBA in Management from Tarleton State University in 1998 and began my coaching career in 2000. I have 17 years of coaching experience as an Assistant Head Coach, Offensive Coordinator, Special Teams Coordinator, and Head Football Coach/Athletic Coordinator at the 3A to 6A level. I have also served as a head coach in Girls Track, Boys Basketball and Tennis."
"My wife and I have a son that is currently serving in the armed forces as an Army Ranger."
"I come with an extensive background in athletics and an emphasis in High School Football. I have been part of some of the strongest and most decorated football programs in Texas. I am ready to invest my time working with students both on and off the field. I am committed to inspiring my players both physically and academically while also helping mold their character."
Jake Escobar was officially hired as the new Athletic Director and Head Football Coach by the Comanche ISD School Board around 7:30 p.m. on April 19 during the regularly scheduled board meeting.
Coach Escobar and his wife were enthusiastic and they look forward to helping build up the community and grow these young minds in the Comanche school system.
Jake began his coaching career in Comanche in April of 2000 and stayed through April of 2005. His most recent location was at Carrizo Springs ISD here in Texas were he served as Athletic Director/ Head Football Coach for the past year.
Below is a list of his coaching career by year.
Carrizo Springs ISD
July 2019 - April 19
Athletic Director/Head Football Coach
Carrizo Springs, Texas
Assistant Athletic Director/Associate Head Football Coach/OC/Head Softball
CO-Offensive CoordinatorBeeville Jones High School
Associate Head Football Coach/ Offensive Coordinator
Edinburg High School
Head Football Coach
Midland Lee High School
Asst. Head Football Coach
La Marque High School
Assistant Football Coach
La Marque, Texas
Odessa Permian HS