Sam Houston community pays tribute to late coach

Assistant football coach Phil Jimenez passed away in December due to COVID-19 complications

On Thursday afternoon at Sam Houston High School, the Hurricanes celebrated the life of assistant football coach Phil Jimenez, who passed away in late December due to COVID-19 complications.

SAN ANTONIO – On Thursday afternoon at Sam Houston High School, the Hurricanes celebrated the life of assistant football coach Phil Jimenez, who passed away in late December due to COVID-19 complications.

February 4th marked coach Phil’s 50th birthday. So to honor his memory, the school planted a tree near the football field. Members of the Sam Houston community, students, staff, coach Phil’s family and parents were all there to honor a man that meant so much to so many.


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Larry Ramirez joined the KSAT 12 sports team in October 2004.