Manuel Diaz Jr. has been named athletic director at Point Loma High School in an announcement from new principal Kelly Lowry.
Diaz Jr., who was an assistant football coach at the school last year, is the son of Manuel Diaz, a popular football and soccer coach who has now retired.
Besides his AD duties at PLHS, Diaz Jr. will teach several periods of Spanish.
Diaz Jr. comes to PLHS from Clairemont High School where he is a former head football coach and Spanish teacher.
He replaces the previous AD Alex Van Heuven who stepped down to spend more time with her family. Van Heuven is a PLHS teacher and head track and field coach.
– Scott Hopkins