Longtime Borger ISD employee E.J. “Jeep” Webb has been selected as a 2011 Hall of Fame inductee by the Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA).
Webb will be recognized at an awards luncheon during the 2011 Summer Coaches Clinic on Wednesday, July 13th at the Omni Southpark Hotel in Austin.
Webb started his time in Borger in 1958 as an assistant coach before moving to Canyon in 1960.
Webb returned to Borger as an assistant football coach and head track coach in 1966.
During the years from 1966-1997, Webb held several positions in the Borger athletic department coaching football, girls basketball, boys and girls track and boys and girls cross country. Webb also served as an assistant principal for several years as well as starting Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) chapters in Borger, Canyon, Pampa, Dumas, Stinnett, Panhandle, Perryton, Stratford and White Deer for boys and girls.
Webb graduated from Tulia High School in 1949 and participated in football, basketball, track, boxing and baseball.
After high school, Webb attended West Texas Teacher’s College, where he played football, graduating in 1955 and received a Master’s Degree from WT in 1963.
Webb began his coaching career in Littlefield in 1955 where he was the head basketball coach and an assistant football coach.
After two years on the Borger coaching staff from 1958-1959, Webb moved to Canyon to serve as athletic director, head football coach and track coach. During his time at Canyon, Webb won district in football and state in basketball, along with starting the girl’s basketball and track programs for the school.
In 1965, Webb moved to Pampa to serve as the head track and assistant football coach before returning to Borger in 1966.
During his career, Webb also served on the Board of Directors for the Texas High School Coaches Association, received several awards including a special award from the Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame for his work in AAU, the Community Builder Award from the Masonic Lodge of Texas and the Mirabeau Lamar Award for Public Education from the Masons.
After his retirement from coaching in 1997, Webb continues to serve as a bus driver for Borger ISD and works as an official in track meets at the international, national, colligate and high school levels.
Webb is married to his wife Norma and has three children, Terry, Tana Stephens of Lubbock and Tye Webb of Amarillo. They have three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.