Stacy Smalley, girls athletic coordinator for Ballinger ISD has submitted her resignation, Superintendent Jeff Butts confirmed Wednesday, Feb. 21.

Stacy Smalley, girls athletic coordinator for Ballinger ISD has submitted her resignation, Superintendent Jeff Butts confirmed Wednesday, Feb. 21.

Butts said Smalley “will continue in the position through the end of the school year.”

Smalley submitted her resignation to Butts. The Ballinger ISD Board of Trustees will officially ratify the resignation at their next meeting in March.

"In the two years she's been here she has worked extremely hard and our program has improved immensely," Butts said.

Smalley was hired as the girls athletic coordinator and basketball coach in April of 2016 and officially started May 2, 2016.

Smalley has lead the Ballinger High School Lady Cats to two Bi-District Championships. She came to Ballinger after coaching in Big Spring, Santo ISD and Hico ISD.

Smalley had no comment regarding her departure other than to say that she will be pursuing opportunities near the Metroplex.