Leadership New Braunfels is a program of The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, Inc. LNB 2014 is the twenty-second graduating class. The LNB Alumni Association is made up of 532 graduates. The graduation program will include a buffet lunch, presentations to the class and a keynote speaker.
The keynote speaker is Jim Streety, Athletic Director for New Braunfels ISD. Jim Streety grew up in Smiley, Texas and graduated from Southwest Texas State University. He began his coaching career at San Marcos Junior High School. In 1970 he moved to New Braunfels High School where he was an assistant in football, basketball and track until March, 1974 when he became head coach and athletic director. In 1976, New Braunfels made their first playoff appearance in twenty-five years and followed that with a total of ten playoff teams in the seventeen years Streety was head coach. In March, 1991, Jim moved to Madison High School in the Northeast Independent School District as head coach and athletic coordinator. The last twenty-three years have brought seventeen more playoff teams including ten quarterfinalists, three semifinalists and a current career record of 343-131-3 which makes him the second winningest active coach in the history of Texas high school football and the top winner in the AAAAA classification. In forty years as head coach Streety has had twenty-seven playoff teams, including sixteen quarterfinalists and seven semifinalists, but his greatest memories come from the lasting relationships established with players and fellow coaches and their families and the opportunity to be a daily, positive influence on our youth. Jim is active in professional, civic and church organizations.
Tickets must be purchased by April 28 at noon.