Lovejoy ISD Hires Chris Ross as New Assistant Athletic Director and Head Football Coach


Lovejoy ISD is excited to announce Chris Ross as the new Lovejoy Assistant Athletic Director and Head Football coach. Coach Ross has over 22 years of successful experience in Texas High School football, having served as Athletic Director, Head Football Coach, Offensive and Defensive Coordinator. Coach Ross also served at the collegiate level from 2016-2017 as the Director of Football Program Development at Boise State. 

“We are thrilled to have Coach Ross in Lovejoy,” states Jim Bob Puckett, Athletic Director for Lovejoy ISD. ”Coach Ross stood out in our pool of applicants for his unwavering dedication to service, academics, and competitive excellence.”

With a long history of success, Coach Ross has served in Red Oak ISD, Boise State University,  Prosper ISD, Leander ISD, and Wichita Falls ISD. Under his leadership, his teams have made over ten playoff appearances, a Mountain West Conference Championship, 2 Bowl Game Appearances, won several State Championships and won two 5A UIL Lone Star Cup awards.

“Coach Ross has an excellent reputation throughout the State and Nation not only for developing superior athletic programs but for developing leaders both on and off the field,” states Dr. Goddard, Lovejoy ISD Superintendent. “We are excited to welcome him to the Lovejoy family and look forward to the pervasive positive influence he will have for years to come in Lovejoy.”