The Lexington High School Athletic Department is excited to announce the hiring of Artemio Munoz as the new Minutemaid Soccer Head Coach. Coach Munoz has served as an assistant coach for the LHS Boys soccer team for the past two years and has been an integral part of their success. With experience as a player, NSAA certified official, and soccer coach across youth leagues and high school, he is expected to greatly benefit our Maid soccer program.
Coach Munoz graduated from Lexington High School in 1999 and notably played as a goalie on the first-ever LHS Boys Soccer Team that year.
After high school, Artemio worked at the IBP plant in Lexington for two years before beginning a career in agriculture. He started with Dawson Feeders and currently works in agriculture, managing his own land and working for local farmer Joey Robison.
Soccer has been a lifelong passion for Coach Munoz. He played in the Adult Lexington League, officiated games at various levels, and eventually started coaching for Unifut, Lexington’s Youth Soccer Organization. In total, he coached youth soccer teams for 10 years, both boys and girls.
In 2022, Coach Munoz was hired as an assistant boys soccer coach at LHS. In his two years as an assistant, he has contributed to leading the boys to the NSAA State tournament, culminating in a Class B championship game appearance this past season. Coach Munoz is married to Kimberly Munoz, who works for the Care Center in Elwood and owns a local bakery business called Once Upon an Oven. Together, they have 3 children.