Coach Escobar

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

Taft ISD

Assistant Athletic Director/Associate Head Football Coach/OC/Head Softball

Jul 2019 - Present1 year 10 months

Taft, Texas

San Antonio John Jay High School

 CO-Offensive Coordinator

Jun 2017 - Jul 2019, 2 years 2 months

San Antonio, Texas

Beeville Jones High School

 Associate Head Football Coach/ Offensive Coordinator

May 2016 - Aug 2017, 1 year 4 months

Beeville, Texas

Edinburg High School

Head Football Coach

Jan 2014 - Jul 2015, 1 year 7 months

Edinburg, Texas

Midland Lee High School

Asst. Head Football Coach

2009 - May 2013, 4 years

Midland, Texas

La Marque High School

Assistant Football Coach

Apr 2007 - Apr 2008, 1 year 1 month

La Marque, Texas

Odessa Permian HS

Assistant Football, Assistant Basketball Coach

Apr 2005 - Apr 2007, 2 years 1 month

Odessa, TX

Comanche High School

SP. Teams Coordinator/Head Basketball/Head Tennis/Asst Track Coach

Apr 2000 - Apr 2005, 5 years 1 month

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