By Tony Adams, Sports Editor
The Belton High School athletic department confirmed the hiring of new head coach Krystal Brodbeck on Monday night at the Belton Independent School Board meeting.
Brodbeck played for Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene from 1995-1998. As a freshman, she earned the Pat McChesney Award for Dedication and Excellence. Brodbeck served as the co-captain for her junior and senior seasons. She was the recipient of the Volleyball MVP Award in 1998.
Brodbeck completed her Master’s of Education in Sports and Recreation Management in May of 2002. Brodbeck was a member of the NIRSA organization where she was awarded the William N. Wasson Award as an undergraduate for Student Leadership.
She was the head coach of the Cowgirls from 2000-2003 and also at San Angelo Grape Creek.
She is currently the girls’ athletics teacher, as well as a sixth, seventh and eighth grade language arts teacher at Tippit Middle School in Georgetown. She has coached volleyball and track.
We will have an interview with Belton’s newest coach in the next couple of weeks in The Belton Journal Sports Section.