Boys Varsity Basketball, Girls Varsity Basketball · New Temple hoops coaches eager to start


Michael Thomas and RaShonta LeBlanc left familiar surroundings for similar a reason: they saw an opportunity in a place they could quickly turn into a home away from home.

“When I had the chance to meet with everyone in Temple, it felt like a family environment and I’m excited to be a part of it,” Thomas said.

There are a few days left at what will soon be their former schools — Thomas at his alma mater Beaumont Ozen and LeBlanc at Beaumont Central — before they will be introduced at Monday night’s Temple ISD school board meeting as Temple’s new boys and girls basketball head coaches, respectively. It’s a handful of hours before the duo will begin to really dive head first into their fresh gigs, although they’ve certainly been doing as much legwork as possible in the meantime.

Click here to read the entire article in the Temple Daily Telegram by Joshua Weaver