Texas High School Football Coaching Changes and Updates

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Liberty Hill Panthers

Head Coach: Kent Walker

Kent walker, our 2020 Texas HS Football Coach of the Year, was officially named the permanent Head Coach.  He took over as the coach mid-season when his brother Jeff Walker, passed away. He led the Panthers to the State Semifinal.


Alvin Yellowjackets

New Head Coach:  James Gage

Offensive Coordinator Gage takes over for Tim Teykl, who resigned as coach for “racially insensitive comments. Gage has head coaching experience at S&S Consolidated.


Midland Bulldogs

New Head Coach: Daniel Longoria

Koy Detmer is moving on to coach Somerset.  Detmer was 30-19 over 5 years. Special Teams Coordinator Longoria takes over.

Mission Eagles

New Head Coach:  Thad Fortune

Tim Anuszkiewicz resigned after a 1-8 season.   Fortune comes over from Odessa Permian, where he was the Offensive Coordinator. 

Joshua Owls

New Head Coach: Danny DeArman

DeArman takes over for Gary Robinson.  Robinson struggled at Joshua with a 4-25 record. DeArman comes over from Arlington Bowie where he led them to an 8-2 record last season.


Cypress Woods Wildcats

New Coach: Cody Simper

The Wildcats long time coach, Trent Faith, retired. He was 54-45 with the Wildcats. Simper comes from Corpus Christi Veterans Memorial, where he led the Eagles to a 13-1 record last season.


Klein Oak Panthers

New Coach: Open

Klein Oaks struggled this year, but they went 20-6 over the previous two seasons under Jason Glenn.  Glenn has moved into an administrative role and the coaching position is open.


Waxahachie Indians

New Coach:  Shane Tolleson

The Indians went 5-5 this season after a 2-8 2018 and 1-9 2018 under Todd Alexander.  Tolleson was the Defensive Coordinator for the state champion Denton Ryan Raiders.


Mount Vernon Tigers

New Coach: Brad Williard

Art Biles, the former Baylor Bears coach, resigned after two seasons.  He went 12-3 last season. Willard was promoted from the Offensive Coordinator position.


Quitman Bulldogs

New Coach: Shane Webber

The Bulldogs went 0-10 last year.  Bryan Oakes was 1-38 in 4 years.   Webber was the Defensive Coordinator at Emory Rains last season.


Cypress Springs Panthers

New Coach: Oji Fagan

The Panthers struggled in 2020 with a 1-9 record under Rusty Rohan.  Fagan takes over, coming from Fort Bend Marshall where he was the Offensive Coordinator.


Houston Strake Jesuit Crusaders

New Coach: Donovan Fikac

Fikac was an assistant last year. He takes over for Kubiak, who left to take a position with the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL.


Laredo LBJ Wolves

New Coach: Leo Mireles

The Wolves were 0-6 last year and 5-33 over the past 4 seasons under Alfonso Calderon.  Calderon resigned, and Mireles, formerly the coach of Rio Grande City, takes over.


San Angelo Central Bobcats

New Coach: Kevin Crane

Despite the Bobcats going 5-6 last year, they were 95-46 under Brent Davis over his 12 years.  He left to take over at Gregory-Portland, and Offensive Coordinator Crane was promoted to Head Coach.


Waco Lions

New Head Coach: Linden Heldt

The lions went just 1-6 last year.  Coach Kwame Cavil resigned, and South Grand Prairie Defensive Coordinator, Heldt, is taking over.


Gregory-Portland Wildcats

New Head Coach: Brent Davis

Davis moved over from San Angelo Central.  Davis is just 5 wins shy of 200 career Texas high school football head coaching wins. 


Lubbock Coronado Mustangs

New Head Coach: D.J. Mann

Mann takes over a Mustang team that went 12-1 last year.  Coach Seth Parr resigned to go to Anna.  Mann was an assistant last year with Cedar Hill.


New Braunfels Canyon Cougars

New Head Coach: Travis Bush

The Cougars went 0-10 in 2019 and then went 11-2 last year under Joe Lepsis.  Lepsis resigned and former Senguin Head Coach takes over.


Wylie East Raiders

New Head Coach: Marcus Gold

The Raiders struggled at 1-7 last year.  Coach Mike Dormady resigned, and former Whitehouse Head Coach, Gold, takes over.


Whitehouse Wildcats

New Coach: Kyle Westerberg

Marcus Gold took the Wylie East job and the Wildcats hired Barbers Hill Offensive Coordinator, Westerberg, as the new coach.


Anna Coyotes

New Coach: Set Parr

Coach Jason Heath resigned after 9 solid seasons of building the program.  Parr comes over from Lubbock Coronado where he was the Head Coach there.  Parr is 6 wins shy of 100 for his career.


El Campo Ricebirds

New Coach: Chad Worrell

Former Coach Wayne Condra retired after the 9-2 season and a 50-20 record coaching the Ricebirds.  They hired the Brock Head Coach, Worrell, to take over.


Brock Eagles

New Head Coach: Billy Mathis

The Eagles went 12-1 last year.  Coach Chad Worrell was 91-12 at Brock and left to take the El Campo job. Mathis comes over from Weatherford and will have big shoes to fill.


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