BALLINGER – The Ballinger ISD board of trustees approved the hiring of Chuck Lipsey as the district's athletic director and head coach at a special called meeting Wednesday. Lipsey is currently employed as the AD at Brady ISD.

BALLINGER – The Ballinger ISD board of trustees approved the hiring of Chuck Lipsey as the district's athletic director and head coach at a special called meeting Wednesday.  Lipsey is currently employed as the AD at Brady ISD.

Lipsey reports for duty Monday, May 8, according to a release from BISD. There will be a meet and greet to welcome him to the district on from 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday,  May 8.   Lipsey is coming to Ballinger after a two-year stint in Brady, where he was 11-11 with a couple of playoff appearances, the Standard Times reported. Lipsey fills the position left vacant after Coach David Jones resigned Thursday, April 13. Jones replaced Justin Wiley in 2015 and posted a two year record of 9-12 including two playoff appearances.

Lipsey served as head coach at Bangs ISD for seven seasons before heading to Brady to coach the Bulldogs in 2015.

Lipsey began his head coaching career in 2001 at Winters High School.