Seminole's Kent Jackson announces retirement after 33 years of coaching

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SEMINOLE - After 33 years of coaching, Seminole's Kent Jackson is hanging up his whistle.

The future Texas hall of fame coach will be taking a job outside of education and spend more time with his kids and grandkids.

Jackson, who is a Seminole native, has made many coaching stops over his career. Most notably at Lubbock Coronado, Roby, Olney, Frisco Heritage, Odessa High, & Sweetwater.

He holds a 165-113-1 overall record, most recently going 34-25 this past 5 season with the Indians.

In a statement to CBS 7, Jackson said "I am the most blessed man to have all of these opportunities over the years. Working with these kids has been a dream come true. I am just so blessed."

Jackson hopes to someone within his staff will be hired to take over his position.