2018 Coaches and Trainers

Karl Pointer – Assistant Head Coach/Corners

Coach Pointer is starting his 10th year at CHS and his 22nd year overall. He has coached at Fort Worth Dunbar (2 years), Irving Cistercian (3 years), and at Plano East for 7 years. He completed his undergraduate degree at Eastern New Mexico University (1995) and his Master’s in Education from Lamar University (2012). Currently he teaches Biology, and is the Head Track Coach. He and his wife Laurel have been married for 20 years.

Jay Jones – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks

Jay Jones is in his 4th year at Coppell High School. He has 19 years of coaching experience and has previously coached at Wylie East (2012-2014), Coppell (2009-2012), Wylie (2006-2009), and Van Alstyne (1999-2006).  Jay is a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He is married to Stephanie and they have two children, Trinity (16) and Jagger (12).

Kirk McBride – Defensive Coordinator/Inside Linebackers

Kirk McBride is beginning his 10th year at Coppell, his 5th year as Defensive Coordinator. He has 15 years of coaching experience and is a graduate of Huron University in South Dakota. He is a life-long Notre Dame Football fan, and his favorite all-time coach is Lou Holtz. Kirk is happily married to his wife Mandy.

Blaine McBride – Video Coordinator/Offensive Line

This is Blaine’s 4th year coaching at Coppell, and his 6th year coaching overall. He previously coached at Denton High School. Blaine is a graduate of Angelo State. He is married to Shaun, and they have a 3 year old daughter named Camryn. He enjoys being with family and anything sports related.

Blake Johnson – Offensive Line

Blake Johnson is entering his 8th season coaching, all in CISD. This is Blake’s 7th year at Coppell HS, having moved up from Coppell MS West after 1 year. He is a graduate of The University of North Texas and is married to Carrie. They have a daughter, Reagan Grace who is almost 4.

Eric Hill – Wide Receivers

Coach Hill is entering his first year at Coppell High School and his 18th year in coaching overall. He is a graduate of The University of Texas @ Arlington. He obtained his Masters of Education in Leadership and Policy studies from UTA as well. He has previously coach at Ranchview High School, R.L. Turner High School, Bishop Lynch High School and Grapevine MS. He is married to Maria and they have 2 children, Kacee McCall Hill (6yrs) and Jace Logan Hill (4yrs).

Joe Minden – Quarterbacks

Joe is entering his 2nd year of coaching and teaching at Coppell and overall. A 2011 alumni of Coppell, Minden played football and lacrosse at Coppell High School. He was also fortunate enough to play football at both Stephen F. Austin University and Lamar University while earning a bachelor degree in finance at SFA along with an M.B.A at Lamar. He enjoys playing pick-up sports and golf in his free time.

Justin Merchant – Special Teams Coordinator/Safeties

Coach Merchant is starting his 1st year at CHS and his 14th year overall in coaching. He has previously coached at Texas A&M-Commerce, Frisco Centennial HS, and Plano West HS. He played college football at Texas A&M-Commerce, where he also completed his undergraduate degree (2004) and his Master’s degree (2013). Coach Merchant is married to his wife Pamela, and has two daughters (Mycah and Taylor), and one son (Jeremiah). He enjoys hunting, fishing, watching his kids play sports, being apart of FCA, and spending time with family and friends.

Lonnie Teagle – Receivers  

Coach Teagle is beginning his 2nd year at Coppell and his 13th year coaching overall.  He previously coached at Denton High School and McMath Middle School in Denton. Coach Teagle is a graduate of Alcorn State University where he played football. He and his wife Tiffany have four children – David (10), Victorya (9), Lauryn (2), Nayomi (2months).

Matt Mullins – Outside Linebackers

Matt Mullins is in his 2nd year coaching in Coppell ISD and this will be his first year at Coppell High School after spending one year at CMS West. Matt has five years of coaching experience and is a graduate of Oklahoma State University. Before Coppell Matt coached at Stillwater High School (2013-2016) and East Central University (2016-2017). He will also be teaching U.S. History at Coppell High School.

Matt Smith – Equipment Coordinator/Tight Ends

Coach Smith is beginning his 5th year at Coppell and 14th year overall in coaching.  In his career, he has coached at Frisco Liberty for 8 years and Bonham for 2. He will be coaching Y/H-backs this fall for the Cowboys. He is a native of Denison, TX and played offensive line at Hardin-Simmons University from 2001-03. He is married to Becky and they have 2 sons, Major (9) and Colton (6).

Omega Logan – Defensive Line

This is Omega’s 1st year coaching at Coppell High School, and his 10th year coaching overall. He previously coached at Denton High School. Coach Logan is a graduate of Alcorn State. He is married to Jasmin and they have a 3 children (Jael-9, Omega-7, Joy-6). He enjoys being with family.

Shayne Patterson – Defensive Line

Shayne is going into his 1st year of coaching at Coppell High School, and has 10 year of coaching experience. Coach Patterson got his start at Langston University for 2 years, and 8 years with Frisco ISD. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Langston University and his Master’s from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Teddy Johnson – Running Backs

This season will be Teddy’s 2nd season at Coppell and his 4th year coaching overall. He previously coached at SMU where he served as a Strength and Conditioning coach for several sports. A Coppell graduate of 2010, Teddy played football, basketball, wrestling, track, and powerlifted. Teddy also graduated from Oklahoma State University where he played football, earning both his Bachelors and M.B.A.

Tyler Wilson – Inside Linebackers

Tyler Wilson is beginning his 3rd year in coaching, all in CISD. This will be Tyler’s first year at Coppell HS, after moving up from Coppell MS North. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. He is married to Madison and they have a daughter, Blakely. In his free time, he enjoys being with family, going fishing/hunting, and anything sports related.

Cole Bryant – Assistant Coach

A graduate of Coppell High School, Cole is in his 3rd year as assistant coach with the Cowboys.

He enjoys the camaraderie with the team and coaching staff. He is grateful for the opportunity to be a part of such a great program.

 

Brandon Barnes 

Brandon Barnes graduated with his Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training from The University of Texas at Arlington and is entering into his 13th year as a Licensed Athletic Trainer. Brandon also earned his Master's Degree in Educational Administration from Lamar University. Brandon has been married to his wife, Ryan, for ten years and they have two daughters, Addison (7) and Leighton (3).

Brian Terrell

 

Brian Terrell is starting his 2nd year at Coppell High School, and his 5th year as an Athletic Trainer. He is a graduate of The University of Texas at Arlington and is married to Yury. He enjoys being with family, helping athletes and KU basketball. Quote for the year: “Nobody should expect more of you than you expect of yourself”

 

Trainers

Yvette Carson – Athletic Trainer

Yvette Carson has been a licensed and certified athletic trainer since 1997. Carson graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She continued her education at Southern Methodist University where she obtained a Masters in Liberal Arts in 1997. During her teaching career Carson has taught kindergarten, high school physical education, health science technology, and freshman English. She holds certifications in Pilates, soft tissue manipulation and Positional Release Therapy. This is her 15th year at Coppell High School. Yvette has been married to John Wier for 21 years; they have two children: Meg, CHS senior, and Will, CHS junior.

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Eric De Los Santos - Assistant Head Coach / Outside Linebackers

De Lo Santos

 

This is Coach De Los Santos' 4th season at Coppell and his 16th year of teaching and coaching.  Prior to Coppell, Coach De Los Santos served as Defensive Coordinator at Plano East for one season. He also worked at Liberty High School in Frisco for 7 years, 4 as Defensive Coordinator for the Redhawks. Coach De Los Santos started his career in Lewisville ISD where he held the position of Boy's Athletic Coordinator at Durham Middle School for three years and spent one year at his alma mater Lewisville High School as a Boys Varsity Football Assistant and Head JV Baseball Coach. He has been married to his awesome wife, Johnna, for 13 years and they have 2 boys, Gage (10), and Bodie (5).

Mike DeWitt - Head Coach


DeWitt

Mike DeWitt is in his 10th year at Coppell with 18 years of coaching experience. This is his fifth
year as Head Coach. He previously served as Coppell’s Defensive Coordinator for five years.
Before coming to Coppell in 2009, he coached at Frisco Liberty, Hebron and Tom Bean. Mike is a
graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He is married to Amanda and they have a
son, Matthew.

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                            Amanda and Mike DeWitt