Coach Brooks was the Head Coach at Coronado for 35 years, coaching in 17 Westside Bowls. His teams won 229 games, competed in 21 playoff games, won 8 Bi-District games and made it to the Texas State Quarterfinals in 1979. He was nominated to be the Texas High School All Star Coach (only Coach ever from El Paso). He also has been nominated to be in the Texas High School Coaches Hall of Fame. He was a great leader of men both on and off the field, and a legendary name in Texas High School Football.