Coach Gabriel Valdez Day

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Join us in celebrating Gabriel Valdez, a basketball legend, as we proudly declare March 19th, 2024, "Coach Gabriel Valdez Day" in Weslaco!
For over four decades, Gabriel's impact has illuminated the Rio Grande Valley and Weslaco. From his standout days at Weslaco High to his coaching achievements, his dedication shines. As WHS team captain in '87, he led to a remarkable record and continued success at UTRGV. Gabriel's mentorship extends beyond the court, instilling values like teamwork and resilience. Congratulations, Coach Valdez, on this well-deserved honor! Mayor Adrian Gonzalez and the city commission proudly proclaim this day in Weslaco!