TISD selects new Lee girls basketball coach

By Maya Golden - bio | email

TYLER, TX (KLTV)--Tyler ISD Athletic Director Danny Long confirms Anthony DeCello, current head girl's basketball coach at Kountze High School, will be recommended for hire, as Robert E. Lee's girls head basketball coach.

If the hire is approved DeCello would replace Marvin Graham who resigned as Lee's coach in February.

DeCello was a four year letterman at Rice University. According to DeCello's website, he worked for two years with Nancy Lieberman and the Dallas Fury. He coached Sheryl Swoopes.

DeCello took over a program at Ponder High school that was 1-28. The next season, Ponder won 18 games (18-13)

This season he led Kountze High School to a 25-11 season and 1st place District finish-last year Kountze was 16-16.

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