Jones replaces Bill Smith at Aldine. Smith retired after 29 seasons at the Houston-area school, and won a state championship in 1990 in the Class 5A Division II bracket. The Mustangs were 9-2 in 2003.
Elsewhere, Larry McBroom, who won seven state championships over 20 years at Ada, Oklahoma, is the new head football coach at Mount Pleasant. McBroom replaces Marc McDaniel, who resigned after 11 years as coach and athletic director.
McBroom won 199 games in two separate stints at Ada from 1980-95 and 2000-2003. The time in between was spent in the same positions at Weatherford High School.
In the Rio Grande Valley, Mission Veterans hired Raymondville's Carlos Longoria as AD and football coach, while in Rio Hondo Gus Cavazos was promoted from defensive coordinator to run the football program.
Longoria was 6-3 at Raymondville last year. He led the Bearkats the past five seasons and boasted a 21-5 mark in District 32-3A.
In Central Texas, Rodney Vincent moves over from defensive coordinator at Round Rock Westwood to head football coach at Austin High. Vincent replaces Steve Davis, recently named head coach at Lehman High, the new school in the Hays Consolidated ISD.
Killeen coach David Wetzel has been hired as head coach at San Antonio Reagan, and Les Davis is the new coach at New Braunfels Canyon.