UPDATED: Valley coaches reassigned following 2017 season

CBS4 Sports can confirm that Rene Saenz has been reassigned as Head Coach of Edinburg North.

According to ECISD sources familiar to the situation, Saenz will be meeting with the district Friday afternoon and is expected to be reassigned within the district. Saenz was 17-26 in four seasons with the Cougars.

Saenz’s reassignment was first reported by 956Sports.

ECISD confirmed Saenz' reassignment Friday afternoon and released a statement.

“The Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District would like to thank Mr. Rene Saenz for serving as the Edinburg North High School Head Football Coach/Athletic Coordinator for four years. The ECISD Athletics Department determined that the ENHS football program needs to move in a new direction.”

Earlier in the week, Sharyland Pioneer’s Jason Wheeler was reassigned from his position as Head Coach. Shortly after the end of the season, Edcouch-Elsa reassigned Joe Marichalar from their head coaching position

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