Coach Lyndon Hamilton graduated from Luling High School where he played football, baseball, ran track and was active in the FFA. Coach Hamilton continued his education at Texas A&amp;amp;amp;M Kingsville, where he played football for Coach Ron Harms and Richard Cundiff in the late 90's.
Coach Hamilton has been coaching fourteen seasons. He started his coaching career in the Houston area, at Rosenberg Terry. He coached at Terry High School for seven seasons. Family ties brought Coach Hamilton back to the San Antonio area. He spent seven years at Roosevelt High School, where he served as Defensive Coordinator and Head Soccer Coach. Coach Hamilton has taught Biology and Health in the classroom. He is looking forward to working with the Reagan community and kids. He is passionate about starting fast and finishing strong.
Coach Hamilton is married to his wife, D'Laine of fifteen years, and has two boys, Drew and Bryce. He is excited about the future and will work hard to insure excellence, on and off the field.
Coach Frankie Whitlock Asst. Athletic Coordinator/Head Girls Soccer Coach Whitlock began her coaching career in 1984, when she started the girls¹ soccer program at Judson High School. She coached at Judson until moving to her high school alma mater, Churchill High School in 1990. In 1999, she moved to the brand new Ronald Reagan High School, where she is currently the Girls¹ Head Soccer Coach, Assistant Athletic Coordinator, and English teacher. Coach Whitlock holds a USSF License, an NSCAA National Diploma, and is an ODP Coach for South Texas Youth Soccer. In March 2012, Coach Whitlock won her 500th career win. This record makes her the soccer coach with the most wins in the greater San Antonio area!
Coach Whitlock has had teams in the Texas 5A Regional IV tournament 21 times since 1991, winning the Region IV championship eight times 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2009, 2014, and 2015. Her teams have qualified for the state UIL championship tournament eight times, finishing as state runners-up in 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2004, and as semi-finalists in 2002, 2009, 2014 and, 2015. Due to the consistently high competitive performance of her teams, she has been selected as the current San Antonio Express News Coach of the Year making this her sixth year to be honored. She has been named Regional Coach of the Year four times and in 2009, was named Class 5A Coach of the Year as well as National Coach of the Year. Her overall Record from 1984 to 2015: 563-114-30.
Her Reagan HS Record is 313-46-30. For the first time in Reagan history, the 2011 girls soccer team had an undefeated season with a record of 12-0-0. They were the District 26-5A Champions and advanced to the Regional Quarterfinals. In 2012, the girls soccer team was district runner up and advanced to the Regional quarter finals. The 2014 and 2015 teams earned the title of District Champions, both teams advancing to the state tournament.
Starting her 32nd year of coaching and teaching, Coach Whitlock is looking forward to a great year with a special group of ladies and is ready to watch HISTORY REPEAT ITSELF… WATCH US…
Coach Anguiano was born and raised in Laredo, TX and is a graduate of J.W. Nixon High School. After graduating from high school, he attended The University of Texas at San Antonio where he earned a bachelor degree of Science in Kinesiology. He began his coaching career in 2000 with United ISD in Laredo, TX at Garcia Middle School. In 2003, Coach Anguiano was hired as the varsity assistant boy's basketball coach at Lyndon B. Johnson high school in Laredo. There he took part in opening a new school and starting the basketball program with then head coach Frank Gonzalez. In their third year at LBJ, the Wolves made the playoffs for the first time in the school's short history and won the District Championship as well. While at LBJ high school, he also coached football for the late Head Coach/Campus Coordinator Mike Medina and also coached softball with then Head Coach Javier Morin. In 2007, Coach Anguiano and his wife relocated to San Antonio and he was hired at Stevens High School in Northside ISD. While at Stevens, he was fortunate enough to work with Coach John Hirst and his basketball staff. In three seasons at Stevens, the Falcons qualified for the playoffs every season, won back to back District Championships (in 08 and 09), won two Bi-District Championships, and one Area Championship. In 2010, Coach Anguiano was hired as the varsity assistant basketball coach at Reagan High School. Since 2010 the Rattlers have won three District Championships, four Bi-District Championships, and one Area Championship. Coach Anguiano is also an assistant coach for the Rattler track team. Coach Anguiano has been married to his beautiful wife, Mirna for 11 years. They have two beautiful daughters, Elise (5 yrs old) and Alexia (2 yrs old).
Joey Ashley is a 1998 graduate of Port Aransas High School where he was a multisport athlete, competing at the regional and state level in basketball, golf, baseball and tennis. He has taught and coached golf for 11 years. In that time, he has coached his teams and individuals to the state tournament each of the last 10 years. He has helped his boys and girls programs win 5 district championships each and advanced a team to the regional tournament 8 times.
Last year was his third year as a Rattler where he again helped the both the boys and girls team advance to the State Tournament for the 3rd year in a row.
Before joining the Reagan coaching staff, Coach Ashley was the head golf coach at MacArthur HS ('08-'12) and Pflugerville Hendrickson ('04-'08). Joey has also spent the last 10 years working for the Texas Junior Golf Tour helping junior golfers work towards their collegiate ambitions.
Coach Ashley graduated from Concordia University in Austin in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in Secondary Education. While at Concordia, he played 3 years on the Tornado basketball team and 4 years on the men's golf team. Coach Ashley was a Student Asst. for the Men's Basketball team for a season and twice was named Team MVP for the golf team. In 2013 Joey also received his Masters in Educational Administration from Concordia University.
Coach Ashley has one daughter, Bracken who is 4 years old.
John Baskin graduated from Llano High School in Llano, Texas, where he played football and ran track. He was an All-West Texas selection as a receiver and also a defensive back. Coach Baskin was also a State Champion in the 800 meter dash.
He attended Angelo State University and was a member of the track team for four years, highlighted by a second place National Championship team finish and was a member of the 1600 Meter Relay National qualifying squad.
Coach Baskin started his coaching career in 1985 at Georgetown High School under the tutelage of Head Coaches Andy Griffin, Art Briles and Al Hunt over nine years. While there, he was the secondary coach and Head Track Coach. The Eagles enjoyed a few playoff victories and a State Champ in the 1600 meters. The next stop, for a single year, was Kermit High School, followed by a four year stint as the Defensive Coordinator/Head Track Coach at Brady High School, which included the first playoff appearance in a decade. The next five years were spent as the Athletic Director/Head Football Coach at San Saba HS where they broke a nine year playoff drought and had a State Champion in the 800 meters.
Ronald Reagan High School was Coach Baskin's next stop, and he is starting his twelfth year as a Rattler football assistant and Head Track Coach. He has been fortunate to have coached some tremendous young men in both sports which have achieved accolades on the District, Regional and State levels, including 2005 State 800 Meter Champ, Will Schroeder.
John has been married to Kenda for 28 years. She is an elementary librarian in the SCUC ISD. They have two daughters, Sunnye, 25, a first grade teacher in the SCUC ISD, and Mallory, 18, now in college.
Coach Baskin is beginning his 31st year in the coaching profession and enjoys seeing his parents in the stands at the Rattler football games.
Ryan Beyer is a native of San Antonio, Texas where he graduated from Smithson Valley High School in 2001. At Smithson Valley, Ryan was a 2 year letterman/ 2 year starter in football and a 3 year letterman/ 2 year starter in baseball. While participating in both sports, he was a part of many deep playoff runs in football and baseball but most notably he was a part of the 2001 Baseball State Finalist team.
Coach Beyer furthered his baseball career with a brief stint at Tarleton State University. He then continued his education at Texas State University where he graduated with his bachelors and masters degrees. While attending Texas State, Ryan coached for the South Texas Sliders, was a graduate teaching assistant, and worked for the Texas High School Coaches Association.
Coach Beyer started his teaching career in North East ISD where he student taught at Thousand Oaks Elementary and Reagan High School. He then landed his first full time teaching/ coaching job in Schertz Cibolo Universal City ISD at Corbett Junior High. There he taught and coached for 4 years and became the 8th Grade head Football Coach and Athletic Coordinator of male and female sports.
Coach Beyer arrived on the Reagan High School Campus in the summer of 2013. He will teach Speech, Physical Education and coach football and baseball.
Coach Beyer is married to Margaret Beyer who teaches in the Schertz Cibolo Universal City ISD.
Coach Carter launched the Reagan Rattler volleyball program in 1999 when the school opened and has earned a berth in postseason play of District 26-5A every year since. He established a reputation for the Reagan Rattlers with a yearly Top 10 Texas ranking. The 2000 season took the Rattlers to the Regional Finals and in 2005 to the State Semi Finals and 2006 to the State Championship game. The 2007 and 2008 Rattlers advanced to the Regional Finals as well.
Coach Carter's 26 year high school coaching record is 751 wins and 177 losses and his 16 year record at Reagan is 547 wins and 103 losses. He has served as the Regional director for the Texas Girls Coaching Association and was chosen as a coach for the State All-Star game in 1998 and again in 2007.
Before coming to Reagan, Coach Carter served as Head Volleyball, Head Basketball, and Assistant Track coach at Randolph High School from 1990-95. He then coached at Holmes High School from 1995-99 where he guided the volleyball program to a Top 10 Texas ranking.
Coach Carter has spent 21 years coaching and directing club volleyball, being involved with age groups ranging from 12 to 18. He has frequently coached teams at the National and Open levels of competition.
Coach Carter served 4 years in the United States Air Force before earning his Bachelors Degree at Southwest Texas State University and his Masters at Texas A&M Kingsville. He and his wife of 28 years, Stacey, have two daughters Kyndall, a Senior at Texas A&M, and Kristen a graduate from Texas A&M University who works in Sales and Marketing.
Chans Chapman was born and raised in Hallettsville, Texas. He played football and baseball at Hallettsville High School where he was a 3 year starter at quarterback and punter, and was a four year starter at shortstop and pitcher in baseball. He was all district and all state multiple times in both sports. During his baseball career in high school, he was a part of 3 teams that advanced to the regional finals. In 1992 he played on team that was beat in the state semi-finals. He attended the University of Houston on a baseball scholarship and ended up graduating from East Texas Baptist University.
After graduation, Coach Chapman coached at Rice Consolidated, Garrison and El Campo before coming to Reagan. In 2001 Garrison was beat by Celina in the 2A state championship game. In 2003, while at El Campo, they were regional finalist, losing to La Marque who eventually won the state championship.
Since coming to Reagan in 2004 as the Head Baseball Coach, Coach Chapman's teams have won 7 district championships, 3 regional final trips and a state tournament appearance in 2014. The 2008 team was ranked as high as #5 in the nation by Baseball America. The 2009 team ended their season ranked #17 in the country by Baseball America. In 2014 Reagan won their first Regional title and finished as the State Runner-up in 5AAAAA. That team finished ranked in the top 25 in the country in the Max Preps rankings. Coach Chapman was named SA Express-News Coach of the Year in 2014 also. He has been fortunate to have coached many all state players, have guys that moved on to play college baseball and even some that have been drafted and went on to play Pro baseball. He has an overall record of 338 wins and 85 losses. Included in that record is 49 wins in the playoffs.
As an assistant football coach at Reagan, Coach Chapman has been a part of 5 regional finalist teams and several other playoff teams. He has coached receivers and called the JV offense. Currently he is the Head Freshmen Football Coach.
Coach Chapman's wife is Jennifer and she teaches kindergarten at Tuscany Heights Elementary. They have two daughters, Jacy 9 and Reese 6.
Larry Correa attended East Central High School, where he played football, basketball, and ran track. Coach Correa received his Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio. While at UTSA, Coach Correa played on the men’s club volleyball team.
Coach Correa is the freshman volleyball coach and assistant softball coach. He has coaching experience in football, boys basketball and track. Prior to coming to Reagan, Coach Correa taught and coached at Jackson Middle School and Holy Spirit Middle School. In 2001, he led the Incarnate Word Shamrocks to a Volleyball State Championship. Coach Correa also coaches club volleyball.
Coach Correa and his wife, Yvonne, have two daughters Laryssa and Madeline. He enjoys playing competitive volleyball and watching his daughters play volleyball and dance.
Coach Cupp graduated from Monticello (IA) in 2000. She was a multi-sport athlete, earning All-Conference honors in volleyball and basketball, as well as four year selections to All-Conference and All-State softball teams. Coach Cupp was also involved in Fine Arts, Student Council, 4-H, and FFA.
She attended Winona State University where she played softball (2000-2001.) After finishing her playing career Coach Cupp pursued a career with Home and Community Options, an agency providing residential services to the developmentally disabled community while finishing her education. She graduated in 2005 with Bachelor's degrees in Physical Education, School and Community Health Education, a Coaching minor, and Adapted Physical Education Licensure.
Coach Cupp ventured south to complete her student teaching at Clark High School and Colonies North Elementary where she volunteered with the softball team. She began her teaching and coaching career at Wood Middle School, coaching volleyball, basketball, and track, while volunteering with the softball team at Madison High School. She has been the Assistant Volleyball and Assistant Softball coach at Madison for the past eight years, helping coach teams to playoff berths the past two years in volleyball and the past four years in softball.
Coach Cupp has been married to her husband, Ryan since 2010, and they have a son, Kasen (3).
Coach David Daniel is married to Allison Dennis Daniel, an Instructional Coach in Mathematics at Garner Middle School. They have two wonderful children—Deuce, 11 years old, and Andra, 9 years old—who keep them busy with all the events in which they are involved. Coach Daniel originally hails from Taylor, Texas, graduating from Taylor High School—home of the Fighting Ducks—in 1990.
Coach Daniel received his Bachelor’s Degree in English from Baylor University, his teaching certification from the University of Texas at Austin, and his Master of Arts in Literature from Texas State University.
Coach Daniel has been the head tennis coach and an English teacher (currently, English III AP) at Reagan High School since the school opened in 1999. In the first 16 years of the program, Reagan tennis teams have advanced to the playoffs in Team Tennis in 14 of those years (including District Champions and Region IV-6A Finalists the past two years) and qualified individuals for the Individual State Meet in 8 different years, including the last 6 in a row. Coach Daniel was named San Antonio Express News High School Tennis Coach of the year in 2004, and he is a certified Teaching Professional through the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) out of Hilton Head, South Carolina. Active in the Texas Tennis Coaches Association (TTCA), Coach Daniel serves as the Region IV-6A coordinator and co-coordinator of the 6A level for the TTCA.
Victor Escamilla graduated from Texas A&M – Corpus Christi where he earned a B.S. in Secondary Education. Coach Escamilla started his coaching career in Alice, Texas in 1991 where he coached baseball, football and taught biology. In 1994 Coach Escamilla made a coaching stop at Corpus Christi Carroll where he taught and coached for two years. In 1996 Harlingen South selected Coach Escamilla to head their baseball program. After 2 years as Head Baseball Coach at Harlingen South, Coach Escamilla returned to Alice as Head Baseball Coach where he has been for the past 16 years.
Coach Escamilla is married to his wife Ruth Escamilla for 23 years. Ruth is an English teacher and cheer sponsor at O’Connor High School. They have one son, Tyler (UT – Austin) and one daughter Lauren (A&M - College Station).
Blake Farris is a 1987 graduate of Dickinson High School. He played four years of football and golf for the Gators. Coach Farris graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a BA Degree in History and went on to complete his Masters in Educational Administration from Texas A&M Kingsville.
Coach Farris is entering his 21st year of coaching. He began his coaching career at Jordan Middle School in the Northside Independent School District in San Antonio. Two years later he moved on to Marshall High School where they made the playoffs in 1995 and 1996. He was at Clark High School from 1997-2001. While there Clark made playoff appearances in 1998 and 2001. He moved on to O'Connor High School in 2002. O'Connor made consecutive playoff appearances from 2003-2010. They were quarterfinalists in 2003.
Coach Farris arrived at Reagan in 2011. They were quarterfinalists in 2011 and Bi-District Finalists in 2012. Coach Farris teaches U.S. History at Reagan and has also coached basketball. He has been married to Melissa for 16 years. They have two children: Madison 16, a junior at Reagan, and Cooper 10, a 6th grader at Bush.
&lt;p&gt;Coach Gloria Garcia is beginning second year at Reagan as the JV volleyball coach. Coach Garcia came to us from Laredo United South High School, where she was the head volleyball coach and head basketball coach for 2011-2013 seasons. Coach Garcia brings 10 years of coaching experience to Reagan High School. A Harlingen South graduate, Garcia went on to play basketball at Texas A&amp;amp;M International University in Laredo. Garcia received her bachelor’s degree in Fitness and Sports with a minor in Mathematics, in 2006, and her Master’s Degree in Educational Administration in 2014. Currently she is completing her certification in Administration.&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;Coach Garcia is a valley native from Harlingen, Tx who began coaching volleyball in 2005, and will coach her ninth season this year. She can be found tutoring math between games or in the classroom teaching Algebra 1 and Geometry. Also Coach Garcia has been married to her husband Marc for 2 years and they have a daughter Lauren who will be in 2nd grade at Stone Oak Elementary. She also has two stepsons Stevie who will be a sophomore at Reagan High School and Sebastian who will be a 6th grader at Bush Middle School.&lt;/p&gt;
Coach Griffin grew up in the small town of Tivoli, Texas on the Gulf Coast Region between Victoria and Rockport. He moved to Breckenridge, Colorado in between his Sophomore and Junior year in High School. He was an All-District player in football, basketball, track and tennis. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a BS degree in Kinesiology / Sports Management in 1994. He received his MS degree in Educational Administration from Texas A&M Kingsville in 2007.
Coach Griffin is starting his 19th year of coaching and is very excited to be at Reagan High School. He has coached all over the wonderful state of Texas, starting his career at 1A Bosqueville ISD outside of Waco as a varsity football and head basketball coach. He then went to West, Texas. From the Waco area, he moved to the Houston area and coached at Fort Bend Kempner High School. He then moved to the Ft. Worth area and coached at Keller Fossil Ridge High School. He has been in the San Antonio area since 2004 and was previously at Roosevelt High School and Brandeis High School. He has been fortunate to coach on several playoff teams with some wonderful head and assistant coaches at multiple levels from 1A to 6A.
Coach Griffin is married to Yvonne Leyva who is an elementary teacher at Bellaire in Harlandale ISD.
Coach Griscom is beginning her twentieth year teaching and coaching. She graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Kinesiology and a minor in History. Coach Griscom also earned her Master's degree from Texas State University. She has coached high school basketball, soccer, softball, track and volleyball. Coach Griscom's husband is a teacher and they have three children all attending NEISD schools.
Coach Hirst, a native of Harlingen, Texas, began his coaching career at his high school alma mater, Harlingen High School. Coach Hirst was fortunate to serve as an assistant to Hall of Fame basketball coach, Carl Owens. While at Harlingen, the Cardinals won three consecutive District Championships, three Bi-District Championships, and three Area Championships. After a one year stint as the assistant at McAllen High School, where he helped Coach Greg Kiger and the McAllen Bulldogs record the best record in school history and a spot in the Regional Tournament, Coach Hirst took his first Head Coaching job at Los Fresnos High School.
In the five years he served as Head Coach at Los Fresnos, Coach Hirst led the Falcons to five consecutive winning seasons, and four post-season appearances. In 2002, Coach Hirst became the assistant at Clark High School, working with Coach Kevin Hamilton. In three seasons at Clark, the Cougars won two consecutive District championships, two consecutive Bi-District Championships, and one Area Championship. In 2005, Coach Hirst was named Head Coach and given the opportunity to open Stevens High School in San Antonio. In four years (the first year, Stevens was not eligible for varsity competition), Coach Hirst's Falcons never won fewer than 20 games, qualified for the playoffs every season, won back to back District Championships, two Bi-District Championships, and an Area Championship.
In 2010, Coach Hirst was offered the Head Coaching position at Reagan High School and has recorded three District Championships, four Bi-District Championships, and one Area Championship. The Rattlers also recorded the best record in school history (30-6) on Coach Hirst's watch. He has an overall record is 316-161, his record at Reagan is 112-43.
Coach Hirst is currently serving as a Regional Director for basketball in the THSCA. He has served as the THSCA All-Star Committee Chair. He has served as the TABC All-Region/All-State Selection Chairman. He has been selected as the RGV Coach of the Year, and presented at numerous basketball clinics across the state of Texas. He is a member of the THSCA, TABC, NABC, and NHSBCA. He has Degree's from Texas Tech University and Grand Canyon University.
Coach Hirst has been married to his beautiful wife, Christie for nearly 22 years. They have two sons, Jordan (17) and Jacob (14).
<p>Coach McCollum is beginning her sixteenth year at Reagan as the junior varsity soccer coach. Coach McCollum is a Texas A & M graduate where she received her degree in history with minors in English and physical education. When Coach McCollum is not coaching high school soccer, club soccer, or teaching senior English, she most definitely will be with her family: husband Rick, and children Sophie and Jack. As a family they enjoy riding horses, raising bunnies, watching Sophie cheer, and rooting Jack on at soccer and baseball games.</p>
Brent McCuiston was born and raised in Odessa, Texas where he attended Permian High School. As a team member at Permian during the period of 1976 thru 1978, the Panthers won two district championships and were State Finalists once and State Semi Finalists in 78.
Coach Mac has traveled the state of Texas coaching Football and golf for the past 31 years. The highlight of those coaching stops were with Spike Dykes at Texas Tech as a graduate assistant/offensive line coach and competing against two Heisman Trophy winners during the 1988 and 1989 seasons.
Upon his arrival to Reagan High School in 2001 from El Paso Coronado High School, the Rattler Golf Program has won 13 district championships, 6 regional titles and has qualified for the state golf tournament 12 of his 13 years at Reagan placing 2nd twice, once with the girls and once with the boys teams. The Rattler Golf Program has produced 3 All State players and 15 college scholarship players.
Coach McCuiston has been married to his wife Wendy for the past 18 years. They have one daughter Sara and a wonderful new grandson Callan.
<p>Coach Jennifer McHugh was born in San Antonio and attended school in La Vernia, Texas. Coach McHugh was a 4-year letterman in cheerleading, cross country, and track and field. Coach McHugh was an All-American cheerleader and has competed in every event in track but the discus. Her senior year, Coach McHugh ran the fastest time in the state in the 300 Hurdles—earning her multiple scholarship offers to compete as a heptathlete. It was during her high-school years that Coach McHugh discovered her love for helping others to succeed in the sports for which she has a passion. She began private coaching cheerleading and track while she was a student at UTSA.</p><p>Coach McHugh graduated from UTSA in the nation's top 10% of college graduates. She earned her Bachelor's degree in English and a Master's in Curriculum and Instruction. Coach McHugh is currently a student earning her Level III USA Track and Field Certification which will allow her to coach world-class and professional track athletes.</p><p>Coach McHugh began her teaching career at Roosevelt High School, where she taught English and coached track and cross country. In eight years as a head coach at Roosevelt, she coached athletes to the State Track Meet six of the eight years. In her last two years at Roosevelt, Coach McHugh's teams swept District and were Regional Runners up—advancing 12 athletes to the State Track Meet with all 12 placing.</p><p>Coach McHugh has coached five seasons at Reagan. In that time her teams have won an XC District title every year and have advanced individual runners to the State XC Meet who have earned Silver and Bronze Medals. The Girls Track Team finished as District and Area Runners Up last season with two athletes advancing to the State Track meet.</p><p>Coach McHugh has a genuine passion for her career, but undoubtedly, what defines her most is her family and faith. She is married to her best friend, Troy, and adores her 5-year-old daughter, Gabriella. To have a family who shares her passion for developing athletes—teaching young people about life through sports--is one of Coach McHugh's greatest blessings. She is so grateful for the opportunity to serve the Reagan community.</p>
Coach Saam is a native of San Antonio and NEISD. He graduated from Reagan in 2010 where he lettered in cross country, track, and baseball.
Coach Saam continued his education at Sam Houston State University on a cross country and track scholarship. During his time at Sam Houston State, he held the title of team captain, and was on the board of the student athlete advisory committee. He not only excelled in the classroom but also on the cross country course and track. He earned spots on the southland conference honor roll as well as the deans list. On the track, he holds the 2nd fastest 5k time in Sam Houston State history.
Coach Saam graduated in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology, and a minor in Secondary Education. He will begin his teaching and coaching career at Reagan in the fall of 2015.
Coach Saam is very thankful and excited to be back at his alma mater and is looking forward to a great year.
Coach Mike Sansavera is currently the Head Coach for Reagan High School. Mike has 29 years of coaching experience and this will be his 7th year at Reagan. Prior to coaching for Reagan, Mike was the Head High School Coach for Antonian College Preparatory High School, Head Coach for the San Antonio Wave, Assistant Age Group Coach with Alamo Area Aquatics and held various Head Coaching positions with area summer league teams. He grew up in Solon, Ohio and attended Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Education. Mike received his Master's Degree at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Mike wrestled all the way into college and swam in the off-season as a form of cross-training.
Mike is the founder and Chairman of the Lone Star Summer Swim League which contains 18 teams and over 2200 swimmers from ages 5 to 18.
In Mike's extensive years of experience, he has coached over 24 Junior National Swimmers and Senior National Swimmers. Many of which have been awarded college scholarships. Within the last two to three years, he has coached 30 All-American Qualifiers in Swimming and Diving events. His teams have been District, Regional and TISCA Champions in the last 5 years.
While coaching at Reagan, his girls teams have been 2nd, (2013, 2012) and 5th in 2011 at the Texas High School State Championship Meet. The boys team placed 11th in 2014.
Mike is a former USA Swimming “Coach of the Year” for South Texas, a District and Regional Coach of the year for High School Swimming and was nominated as the “Express News Swimming Coach of the Year” for San Antonio.
Mike has also been involved in summer league swimming since 1985 where he has coached many summer league swimmers that went on to swim on club teams or high school teams and into college. Some of which are now coaching swimming as well.
Mike is a seasoned coach with many years of experience. He has been involved in many stroke clinics, swim lessons, competitive lessons, and technique training during his tenure of coaching swimming in San Antonio. Mike has two girls, Alexandria who is attending Colorado State University at Pueblo, playing volleyball, and Nina who will be attending her first year of college.
Coach Sierra was born in Mexico City and eventually moved to San Antonio at the age of twelve. He is a proud graduate of Reagan High School. He was a two year varsity basketball letterman in his time here at Reagan. After graduating from high school, he attended The University of Texas at San Antonio where he earned a bachelor’s degree of Science in Kinesiology.
Coach Sierra was a volunteer coach with the boys basketball program last season and this will be his first year as a full time basketball assistant. This will be his second year teaching Special Education and Math at Reagan.
Coach Sierra has been married to his beautiful wife, Breanna for 2 years.
Phil Steinert grew up in Round Rock, Texas and graduated from McNeil High School in 2009. During his time at McNeil High School, Steinert was a 3-year letterman and 3-year starter for football and a state qualifier in the discus throw. Following a knee injury during football season his senior year, Phil was offered a track and field scholarship at the University of Texas at San Antonio. During his time at UTSA, Phil served as team captain for 3 years and led his team to 7 Conference Championships (4 Indoor, 3 Outdoor) in 3 different conferences including : Southland, WAC, and Conference USA. He currently holds UTSA's school records in both the weight and hammer throw. Steinert was also UTSA's 2011-2012 Scholar Athlete of the Year as well as a 2013 WAC All-Academic honoree and two -time Southland All-Academic selection.
Coach Steinert graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in May of 2013 and served as a student-teacher and volunteer coach at Reagan High School during Reagan's 10-0, 2013 football season. Phil also took graduate courses in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies during his final year of competition at UTSA. He will began his teaching and coaching career at Reagan High School in the fall of 2014 where he teaches world history and coach football, cross country and women's track. His responsibilities for the football team will be coaching the running backs and assisting with the offensive line.
Coach Steinert is engaged to Lauren Baker, who was also a McNeil High School and UTSA graduate. She works at Energy Transfer and they have been together for 6 years.
SA MacArthur HS - Soccer
Austin College; Sherman, TX - Soccer / Mathematics
Coach Villarreal is returning to Reagan HS where he spent five seasons as the head soccer coach from 2007 to 2012. He has been happily married to Laura for 14 years and they are blessed with two little boys Ethan (11) and Evan (6). This is his 15th year in education and his 12th year as a head soccer coach.
Coach Selena Winbush graduated from St. Michael's Academy in Austin, Tx in 1998. She played on the 1997 and 1998 State championship basketball teams. She was a Parade and Nike All-American and was a four-time All-State athlete. Upon graduation from high school, Coach Winbush earned a full athletic scholarship to the University of Kansas to play basketball and lettered four years for the Jayhawks. She earned her degree in 2003.
Coach Winbush began her coaching career at David Crockett High School in Austin, Tx from 2004-2009. She was the Head Girls Basketball Coach and Assistant Track Coach from 2006-2009. As the Head Girls Basketball Coach at Crockett Coach Winbush turned the losing program around and led the team to its first playoff appearances in over 20 years in back to back seasons.
Winbush then came to Reagan as an assistant coach in basketball and track in the fall of 2009. She helped Coach Barton lead the Lady Rattler Basketball team to numerous wins, playoff appearances, and a trip to the state tournament in 2012. Last spring Coach Winbush was named the Head Girls Basketball Coach. Coach Winbush, who is entering her 10th year coaching, plans to continue the winning tradition that Coach Barton began with Rattler Pride.
Coach Winbush is married to David and has two dogs (Sassy and Cookie).