Texas Football Coach Collapses And Dies During Football Game On Friday Night

Courtesy: Kingsville ISD

On Friday, Marco Contreras, the football coach at Kingsville Gillette Middle School, in Corpus Christi, Texas, died after he collapsed during the high school’s game against Tuloso-Midway.

After he collapsed, first responders attempted to perform life-saving measures but were unsuccessful.

Contreras, who was said to be in his 40s, was not only a coach, but was also a teacher at CARE Academy.

The Kingsville High School football match against Tuloso-Midway was rescheduled to Saturday night.

Tuloso-Midway made entry to the game free and accepted donations for Contreras’s family.


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