Monty Stumbaugh, Courtesy Port Isabel ISD

Stumbaugh's contract will not be extended

Monty Stumbaugh not returning to Port Isabel

Port Isabel’s Athletic Director and head football Coach Monty Stumbaugh has been informed that the Point Isabel Independent School District will not renew his contract that ends on June 25.

The Tarpons ended the 2016 season with a 9-2 record falling to Sweeny in the Bi-District round of the playoffs 36-21.

Stumbaugh has a 123-64 career record in his 16 seasons as the Tarpons’ head coach with nine district titles with 14 playoff appearances including a trip to the 3A state semifinals in 2003 and the state quarterfinals in 2012.

Stumbaugh, a Lubbock native, has 37 years of coaching experience and started his coaching career in Lubbock with two years at the junior high level. He then spent 15 years at Midland High before a stint as an assistant at Cuero for five years as the offensive coordinator.

Stumbaugh received an undergraduate degree from Texas Tech and a Masters degree from Sul Ross State University.

Port Isabel ISD Superintendent Dr. Lisa Garcia confirmed that the school district will take applications until Feb. 3 for the positions that Stumbaugh held.

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