Kermit superintendent Denise Shetter confirmed to Local 2/Fox 24 the school board looks to approve the hire of a new athletic director and football coach Monday.

Kermit ISD looks to approve the hire of Pecos defensive coordinator Bubba Ross has its next AD/HFC.

According to Shetter, the hiring process had been stalled at times due to a tough housing market in Kermit. Ross will start by commuting to Kermit from Pecos until finding a place to live in town.

Ross replaces Jacob Bible who coached the Yellow Jackets for two seasons going 10-12 overall and making two appearances in the district title game.