Jeff McLean is hanging the whistle up after 34 years as a coach at Merritt Island, Florida Today reported earlier today.

McLean, who has been the head coach since 2007, told Florida Today, “It’s been a fun, rewarding 11 years. This is a great place with great kids, great parents, a great community and great school. I’ve been blessed by all those things, but I just figured it’s time.”

He steps down with an 89-38 overall record with seven district championships since becoming head coach the Mustangs’ head coach in 2007.

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However, McLean won’t be totally stepping away from things at Merritt Island as he will still remain as the athletic director, a position he has held since 1994.

He was inducted into the FACA Hall of Fame back in 2016 for his contributions as a coach in Florida.

The school plans to hire a new coach as quickly as possible.

“I’ll sit down with the principal and come up with a game plan,” McLean told Florida Today. “We’re coming up on spring practice, so we want to get it done as quickly as possible.”

Spring football in Florida starts April 23.