POSTED: 9:34 a.m. HST, Dec 30, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 9:50 a.m. HST, Dec 30, 2011
EL PASO >> Cal Lee, the Hawaii football team's assistant head coach, has been told he will not be retained after his contract expires March 31, 2012.
As a Punahou School senior, Chow worked for Lee's mother in the cafeteria. "It's very hard, but it's a business," Chow said.
Lee's departure leaves three members from the 2011 coaching staff — offensive coordinator Nick Rolovich, defensive line coach Tony Tuioti and director of personnel George Lumpkin. Chow will have telephone interviews with those three next week.
At UH, Lee has coached the linebackers and defensive ends.
In 21 years as Saint Louis School's head coach, Lee was 241-32-5, winning 14 Oahu Prep Bowl titles and the inaugural state football championship.
Chow also confirmed that two Utah administrative assistants, Lewis Powell and Philip Rauscher, will be joining UH as full-time assistant coaches. Both said their first day at UH is Tuesday.