CLOVIS (KSMX)- When Clovis High School hosts its home Cross Country Meet on August 28, new head coach, Elizabeth Hita-Ledezma, will be leading the Clovis High School Wildcats.
Coach Hita-Ledezma will assume her first head high school coaching position after spending last season as a cross country assistant coach, per the press release. She attended Marshall Middle School, formerly Marshall Jr. High School, where she was a three-sport athlete and graduated from Clovis High School in 2001. Following graduation, Elizabeth attended Fort Lewis College in Colorado and was a member of the cross country team. After 9/11 she enlisted in the Air Force to serve her country. Following her enlistment with the Air Force, she became a proud Army wife and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Accounting from the University of Phoenix and eventually completed her Masters in Education from Wayland Baptist University.
Coach Hita-Ledezma has served the students of Clovis Municipal Schools for nine years as an educational assistant at Highland and Lincoln- Jackson Elementary schools, and taught 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade as well as math. Elizabeth currently teaches and coaches Track & Field at Yucca Middle School. Coaching experiences also include serving as the Clovis High School Assistant Soccer Coach.
Mark Bussen, former head coach, retired at the end of the 2019 season.