Jon Kitna Leaves Tacoma’s Lincoln HS for Texas School

The Tacoma News Tribune’s Todd Milles reports this morning that Jon Kitna has resigned as head coach at Lincoln High School in Tacoma to take a head coaching job in Texas.

Jon Kitna, the former NFL quarterback who returned to lead the sudden turnaround at alma mater Lincoln High School, resigned Wednesday as head coach after three seasons.

Kitna, 42, is taking a similar in job at Waxahachie High School, a Class 5A program located just south of Dallas, one unnamed source close to the situation confirmed to The News Tribune.

Kitna is also taking a handful of Lincoln assistant coaches with him, as well as his son, Jordan, who led the state in passing touchdowns for the Abes with 55. He will be a senior quarterback next fall.

Jon Kitna, Tacoma News Tribune photo

Waxahachie’s previous coach, David Reams, retired this past December after 15 years.