Doug Wendel named new Midlothian HS head football coach Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Headline, Midlothian on March 06, 2015 by Publisher Photo courtesy Midlothian ISD. New Midlothian High School head football coach and athletic coordinator Doug Wendel and his wife Kara.MIDLOTHIAN — The Midlothian ISD Board of Trustees, at a special called meeting Friday evening, unanimously approved Doug Wendel as the new head football coach and athletic coordinator at Midlothian High School.Wendel will be leaving Ardmore High School in Oklahoma where he was hired in June 2011 as the athletic director and head football coach. He has a 32-16 overall record, going 12-2 last year with a trip to the Class 5A state semifinals.He graduated from Oklahoma State in 1997 and spent time in Texas building his coaching career.Before heading to Ardmore, Wendel was the athletic director and head coach in Eustace, Texas. He went 17-26 in his four years at Eustace and made three consecutive appearances at the state playoffs.He also spent time coaching in Texas at Robinson Middle School in Plano, Plano Senior High School, R.L. Turner High School and Lake Highlands High School."It's truly an honor knowing that the School Board and Coach Keasler have faith in me to help advance the MHS football program and athletic program," Wendel said. "During my recent visit to Midlothian, I was so impressed with the quality education and schools, respectful students and overall positive vibe at Midlothian High School."Wendel will begin his new position in Midlothian on Monday, March 16. You may also be interested in readingMidlothian Heritage HS announces new girls soccer coachWISD names new principal of Finley Junior HighMISD board names Ledbetter sole finalist for district superintendentFormer Cowboys QB to take Waxahachie HS head coach positionMurderer of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield found guiltyHarper Stewart named Principal at T.E. Baxter ElementaryPrincipal named at Dolores McClatchey ElementaryWISD promotes Blaylock and ReedMidlothian, Palmer and Waxahachie ISDs announce makeup daysAshley Stewart named Assistant Superintendent for School Leadership, Planning and Innovation ← Ellis County Commissioners’ Court to meet on March 9The Rust Shack opens quaint shop in downtown Waxahachie → You must log in to post a comment.