John Tyler Basketball Coach Tony Pinson Under Investigation
Tyler Independent School District officials confirmed that John Tyler high school basketball coach Tony Pinson in on administrative leave, pending an investigation by the district.
TISD public information director Laura Jackson declined to elaborate on the details of the investigation.
JT assistant coach Cedeno Clark is the acting head coach for the Lions while the investigation is ongoing.
Pinson was hospitalized earlier this week and missed John Tyler’s District 14-4A championship win over Jacksonville, but he was released. Pinson had coached JT to a 21-game winning streak earlier this season.
We will update as more information becomes available.