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Fort Worth Arlington Heights Hires College Coach, Todd Whitten

2012 Coaching Change: Fort Worth Arlington Heights Yellow Jackets

Old Head Coach: Ged Kates — Leaving for 5A Richland. He led the Yellow Jackets to a 19-4 record over the last 2 seasons. His other coaching jobs have been an assistant with Richland in 2000, assistant with Euless Trinity from 2001-2003, offensive coordinator at Grand Prairie from 2004-2007 and offensive coordinator for the Yellow Jackets from 2008-2009. His brother Matt, is the head coach at 3A La Grange.

New Head Coach: Todd Whitten -- Was the offensive coordinator at Lamar University. Before that he was a head coach at Sam Houston State University going 25-28 and at Tarleton State University going 40-18. He has also been an assistant at Texas Tech, New Mexico State, Texas-El Paso and Wyoming University.

Team News: The Yellow Jackets have had winning seasons 10 of last 11 years. They will be moving to District 7-4A from 6-4A with the last UIL re-alignment. The other schools in the district will be Aledo, Fort Worth South Hills, Fort Worth Southwest, Fort Worth Trimble Tech, Fort Worth Western Hills, Fort Worth Wyatt and Granbury.

Coaching changes for 2012.

By: Michael Wright
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