Former Lubbock ISD Coach Louis Kelley has passed away at the age of 81.

Coach Kelley spent his entire career in Lubbock, coaching the Dunbar Panthers from 1970 to 1975 and the Estacado Matadors from 1975 to 2000. He was a head coach for 26 years and earned over 200 victories.

Kelley was inducted into the Texas High School Coaches Association Hall of Honor in 1997, inducted into the Abilene ISD Hall of Honor in 1988 and inducted into the New Mexico State University Hall of Fame in 2004.

Kelley was also named the Texas Tech Legendary Coach of the Year in 2001.