Webster's last season with the Red Raiders was in 2012
Jimmy Webster spent two seasons as the director of baseball operations at Texas Tech (2011-2012). Webster joined the Red Raider program after 19 seasons of head coaching experience at the high school level. Webster was named director of operations at Tech on July 7, 2010.
A graduate of Lubbock Monterey High School, Webster played for the legendary Bobby Moegle during his high school career. He later played for coaching legend Larry Hays at both Lubbock Christian and Texas Tech.
After beginning his coaching career as head coach at Floydada High School (3A) for three years, Webster moved back home and was the head coach at Lubbock High School for seven years. During his time at LHS, Webster guided the Westerners to the playoffs his last four seasons and claimed Lubbock's first district championship since 1976.
He later spent eight seasons at Lubbock Coronado High School, where he guided the Mustangs to six playoff appearances while winning three district titles. The 2010 Mustangs, Webster's final season with the team, won 30 games for the first time in school history. His squad won the district championship and advanced to the regional semifinals for the first time since 1995.
Overall, in 19 years of high school baseball, Webster racked up a 317-254-5 record, made 11 playoff appearances and coached 38 players who went on and played collegiately. He was tabbed the 2-5A Coach of the Year on six occasions, selected the Lubbock Avalanche Journal Coach of the Year once and named the South Plains Coach of the Year. Twice he was nominated for the Southwestern Bell Sponsor Excellence Award and he served a two-year term as the Region I Director for the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association (THSBCA).
Jimmy and his wife, Kelly, have two daughters, Tyler and Sydney.