Athletic Director Announcement

Marty Murr Named Jarrell ISD Athletic Director & Head Football Coach
Posted on 03/31/2021
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At the March 31 meeting of the Jarrell ISD Board of Trustees, the board approved Marty Murr as Jarrell ISD’s athletic director and head football coach.

“The Cougar Family is very excited to welcome Coach Murr to Jarrell,” Dr. Toni Hicks said.  “Coach Murr is a highly respected coach with more than 25 years of experience leading winning programs. In fact, he’s been named coach of the year multiple times. In addition to his storied career leading athletic programs, to include 2A to 5A size school districts, he comes to Jarrell ISD with a rich background having coached both boys and girls to high levels of success,” said Hicks. 

“With his experience and commitment to building leaders in his athletes and staff, Coach Murr is the perfect choice to take Jarrell ISD athletics to the next level,” Hicks said.

“I believe a coach has a tremendous ability to touch many lives through service to others. With that being said, I consider it to be a great honor and privilege to serve the Jarrell ISD community as athletic director and head football coach,” Coach Murr said.  “Go Cougars!”

In addition to serving as athletic director/head football coach in three districts, Coach Murr has worked as a football offensive coordinator, football defensive coordinator, head JV football coach, assistant girls basketball/head JV girls basketball coach, head boys and girls varsity track coach, head boys and girls tennis coach, head middle school girls basketball coach, middle school girls track coach, head softball coach, and assistant powerlifting coach.

Coach Murr earned a bachelor's of science degree from Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches. 

Students, parents, staff and community members are invited to attend a meet and greet to welcome Coach Murr to Jarrell ISD on Wednesday,  April 28 from 5-6 p.m., at the Jarrell High School Auditorium. 

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