ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar) – Ector County ISD has named Tracey Borchardt Executive Director of Athletics, the first woman to hold the position.
The hire comes after current Athletic Director Bruce McCrary is set to retire.
Borchardt has been the Assistant Director of Athletics for the last two and a half years at ECISD.
“I am extremely excited and very honored to be given the opportunity to be the Executive Director of Athletics for ECISD,” said Borchardt. “I have been in ECISD for 32 year as a teacher, coach, girl’s athletic coordinator and most recently an assistant athletic director overseeing all the sports in Odessa.”
The school district has now filled one of two important positions. The second position is Odessa High head football coach. That search is set to wrap this week.
Here’s a look at her stops along the way to being named Athletic Director.
- ECISD student and teacher
- Spent 21 years at Odessa High
- Longtime cross country and track head coach
- Athletic coordinator for girl sporting programs at OHS for 16 years
Borchardt will officially take over on July 1.