Coaching Changes

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It never takes long for the annual coaching circles to starting turning once the high school football season ends. Check here throughout the offseason for the latest on who is headed where. These changes have taken place after the 2014 regular season.

2014-2015 6A Changes
School Old coach New coach Notes
Abilene Steve Warren TBD After 19 seasons, 172 wins and a 5A state championship in 2009, HC Steve Warren called it quits at Abilene.
Aldine Lionel Crawford James Kowalewski Crawford out after seven seasons; Kowalewski was FB Ridge Point's defensive coordinator
Aldine Nimitz Robert Toomer Rich Slater Toomer done after six years; Slater coached defensive linemen at Katy
Arlington Lamar

Trent Fuller

Laban DeLay Fuller posted a 34-52 record in five seasons; DeLay was the DC at South Grand Prarie 
Clear Brook Paul Lanier Mike Allison Lanier done after eight seasons; Allison was the DC at Pearland Dawson
Cypress Lakes Robert Blackshear Ronald Patton Blackshear gone after five seasons and a 3-47 record 
Dallas Skyline Reginald Samples  Derick Roberson Samples leaves after 10 seasons and a 103-18 record, he will move to HFS at Duncanville
Desoto Claude Mathis Todd Peterman Mathis leaves for RB coaching position at SMU, he went 38-4 in the last three seasons
Duncanville Jeff Dicus Reginald Samples Dicus resigned after a 36-37 record in seven seasons; Samples comes from HFC at Skyline 
Euless Trinity Steve Lineweaver Chris Jensen Lineweaver retires after 47 years and 25 as HC, he was 175-29 in 15 seasons at Euless Trinity
Houston Westbury George Campbell Ajani Sanders After a 4-6 season Campbell is reassigned
Hurst L.D. Bell Mark Smith TBD Smith resigns for SMU coaching position after a 21-22 record in four years 
Katy Mayde Creek Lance Carter Mike Rabe Carter resigns after a 22-60 record in eight seasons; KMC hires Gonado HC Mike Rabe
Killeen Sam Jones TBD Jones retires after 38 years as a coach and 11 seasons as HC at Killeen 
Midlothian Lee Wiginton TBD Wiginton leaves after eight seasons at Midlothian for HC position at Midlothian Heritage, which begins varsity play in 2016 
PSJA Memorial Gus Cavasos      TBD Cavasos resigned after 11 seasons to take an administration position in the district 
San Antonio Brandeis John Campbell Jeff Fleener Campbell leaves after a 71-19 record in 11 seasons
San Antonio Churchill  Glenn Hil      Ron Harris Hill retired after six seasons with the program 
South San Antonio Marcus Booker TBD Booker resigns after a 6-24 record in three seasons 
Spring Westfield Corby Meekins TBD Meekins leaves for a TE coaching position at University of Houston, Meekins went 114-27 in 11 years 


2014-2015 5A Changes
School Old coach New coach Notes
Birdville Jim Skinner TBD Skinner was just short of 40 years coaching and 300 wins before retiring at Birdville.
Clint Horizon David Telas  Francisco Vargas  After a 25-30 record and five seasons Telas is gone; Vargas, previous AC, steps in as HC
Conroe Caney Creek Brent Verzwyvelt Steven Svendsen After five seasons and a 13-37 record Verzwyvelt resigns; Svendsen comes from RB coach at Conroe Oak Ridge and steps in as HC 
Dallas Jefferson David Haynes TBD After going 2-8, Haynes resigns 
Houston Austin Jason Baggett Robin Kirk After a winless season, Baggett resigns; Kirk steps in from Reagan and also coached at St. Pius X and Hidalgo
North Dallas Charles Moss TBD After a 4-16 record and two seasons, Moss resigns 
Pharr Valley View Baldo Pena Carlos Saenz After a 3-17 record and two seasons Pena is gone; Saenz was the OL coach at PSJA North
Prosper Kent Scott Chris Ross After eight seasons and a 57-26 record Scott resigns; Ross comes from Cedar Park where he was the HC
Rosenberg Lamar Ronald Patton TBD After five seasona dn a 20-32 record Patton resigns and moves to HC at Cy Lakes
San Antonio Highlands Bert Lopez TBD Lopez gone after four seasons and a trip to the 2012 playoffs 
South Oak Cliff Emmett Jones TBD After three years at South Oak Cliff, Jones has decided to join the staff at Texas Tech.
Waxahachie David Ream Jon Kitna

Seven district titles and 15 seasons later, Ream retires; Waxahachie hires former Dallas QB Jon Kitna

2014-2015 4A Changes
School Old coach New coach Notes
Bay City Dan Burk Lupe Florez After three seasons and only one win, Burk resigns; Florez was an OC from Cameron Yoe
Bonham Cody Bounds    Tony Johnson Bounds resigns after an 8-25 record in three seasons
Bridge City Cris Stump Dwayne DuBois Stump resigns after a 35-47 record in eight seasons; DuBois comes from Hardin-Jefferson where he was HC 
Center  Kevin Goodwin Barry Bowman Goodwin resigns after a 31-36 record in six seasons; Bowman steps in as head coach and has previously coached for Daingerfield, Paris and Longview Pine Tree
Dwayne DuBois    TBD After two seasons and a 19-7 record, DuBois leaves for Bridge City
Hidalgo Taihi Jones TBD After a 5-16 record and two seasons Jones is reassigned
Houston Scarbrough Ajani Sanders    TBD After only one season Sandrs leaves for Westbury
Lamesa David Ritchey     TBD After a 1-29 record in three seasons Ritchey resigns
Mabank Jared Wingfield Alan Haire After a 4-26 record and three seasons Wingfield resigns; Haire comes from Lago Vista
Palestine Jay Brown TBD Brown gone after a 1-9 record in one season
Pittsburg Dickey Meeks Brad Baca Meeks retires after 35 years as a HC; Baca comes from an OC position at Tyler Chapel Hill
Prosper Kent Scott Chris Ross Scott leaves after nine seasons; Scott in after spending time as Leander ISD's AD. Previously coached at Cedar Park and Wichita Falls. 
Stephenville Joe Gillespie TBD After a 72-23 record in seven seasons Gillespie leaves for a LB coaching position at Tulsa University 
Waco Connally Mike Rabe TBD After a 28-26 record in five seasons Rabe leaves


2014-2015 3A Changes
School Old coach New coach Notes
Aransas Pass Antonio Villalon TBD After a 16-8 record in two seasons Villalon leaves for a job in Laredo ISD
Boling Brent Tritschler Stephen Dorr Tritschler resigns after an 8-13 record in two seasons; Dorr comes from Angleton
Brady Andy Howard TBD Howard leaves after a 14-18 record in three seasons, Howard takes the DC job at Goldthwaite
Childress Cody Chisum Jason Sims After going 24-29 in six seasons Chisum resigns; Sims comes from a former HC position at Quanah
George West Jay Newberry Brent Kornegay Newberry previously served as principal before stepping in as HC in 2013, he coached for two seasons and went 5-16; Kornegay comes in from Yoakum where he served as HC 
Goliad  John Mares TBD Mares retires after going 23-11 in three seasons
Hardin Walter Fortune TBD Fortune leaves after a 7-22 record in three seasons
Hillsboro Mike Palmer Joey Moss Palmer resigned during the 2014 season after going 5-22 in 2.5 seasons; Moss came in as Interim coach for the rest of the 2014 season and was officially names HC in January
Lago Vista Alan Haire TBD Haire leaves for coaching job at Mabank after 13 years
Luling Colby Hensley TBD After an 18-16 record in three seasons, Hensley leaves
Millsap Kyle Coker Jake Johnson After eight seasons at Millsap, Kyle Coker is on his way out after a 28-53 record.
Poth Andrew King     TBD After seven seasons and a 52-26 record King resigns
Sanford-Fritch Rick Ware Houston Moos Ware was reassigned by the school district in November after a 1-9 season and a coach at SF for 19 seasons; Moos moves to HC from DC
Slaton Chad Terry Sam Robinson Terry will be leaving Slaton to take a job at Plains and promotes his defensive coordinator Sam Robinson as the next head coach.
Tom Bean Allen Cross     TBD After a 7-13 record in two seasons Cross resigns
Tuscola Jim Ned Jeff Williamson TBD After an 8-32 record in four seasons Williamson resigns
Whitewright Wes Rhoten Joe Williams After a 5-16 record in two seasons Rhoten resigns


2014-2015 2A Changes
School Old coach New coach Notes
Ben Bolt Jeff LeFevre TBD LeFevre resigns
Booker James Henton      TBD Henon leaves after a 40-18 record in five seasons
Brackettville Justin Morris Tyrell McCrea Morris is out; McCrea comes from an OC position at Del Rio
Cayuga Russell Holden TBD After two seasons and an 11-9 record Holden is out
Como-Pickton Conley Bland Charles Swann After three seasons and a 3-27 record Bland is out; assistant HC Swann steps in as HC 
Granger Ramon Fuentes      TBD Fuentes gone after an 8-23 record in three seasons
Itasca Mark Parsons TBD One win in twenty games has Parsons on his way out at Itasca.
Joaquin Wayne Gandy Wade Lawson Gandy went 93-52 overall at Joaquin; Lawson gets promoted to HC from OC 
Mart Rusty Nail TBD After a 106-23 record in nine seasons Nail resigns
Maud Nelson Kortis      TBD Kortis resigns and takes over at Normangee, Kortis was HC for two seasons and went 12-9
Normangee Kevin Morton Nelson Kortis Morton is non-renewed after a 15-18 record in three seasons; Krortis comes in from HC position at Maud
Plains Tom Harvey     TBD Harvey resigns after losing 29 of the last 30 games played 
Quanah Jason Sims     TBD After a 38-26 record in five years Sims leaves to take over at Childress
Ralls Tim James TBD James is headed back to Lamesa where he coached from 1989-2003 following his six-season tenure at Ralls where he went 27-36.
Stratford Eddie Metcalf Matt Lovorn Metcalf retires; Lovorn gets promoted from OC to HC 
Valley View Chris Donaldson TBD Donaldson goes 19-25 and resigns after four years at Valley View.


2014-2015 1A (Six-Man) Changes
School Old coach New coach Notes
Bryson Bill Reed TBD Reed out after just one season
White Deer Matt Miracle TBD Miracle out after just one season
Roxton N/A TBD First-year program


2014-2015 New Schools
School New coach Notes
Corpus Christi Vetrans Memorial TBD CCVMHS plans on oppening in Fall 2015 and beginning varsity play in 2016
El Paso Pebble Hills Mark Torres Pebble Hills will open up as the district's sixth high school in 2015 
Frisco Reedy  Chad Cole FRHS marks the 8th HS in Frisco and will open up in 2015, and is set to begin varsity play in 2016
Haslet Eaton TBD Set to open in 2015 and begin varsity play in 2016
Midlothian Heritage Lee Wiginton Marks the second high school in Midlothian, set to open in 2015 and begin varsity play in 2016 

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