VERIBEST- Lady Falcon’s basketball head coach, Chris Schlicke is leaving the Concho Valley, accepting an assistant coaching job at 3A’s Lago Vista. Schlicke confirmed to Concho Valley Homepage sports on Monday afternoon.

Schlicke took over as head coach in 2019, replacing Hall of Fame coach Jim Eubank. In his first season, he Schlicke led the Lady Falcons to a district title, and a berth in the 1A state tournament, before falling to Nazareth, the eventual state champions.

Last season, the Lady Falcons won the district title, and made another run at a state tournament berth, but fell short in the regional semifinals to No. 13 Westbrook. Schlicke finished his career at Veribest with a 51-13 record.

Prior to his time at Veribest, Schlicke spent eight seasons as an assistant coach under Tate Lombard at 3A’s Wall. He’ll join a Lago Vista team who lost in the 3A Region IV semifinals to Skidmore-Tynan.