Coach Rourke joins Reagan in the 2019 - 2020 season as the Head Aquatics coach.
Coach Rourke graduated from Texas State University in San Marcos with a Bachelor's of Science in Exercise and Sports Science and Mathematics. While in school, he was part of the Track and Field team as a sprinter, mainly focusing on the 100m and 200m races. He also was an All-State swimmer his sophomore through senior years of high school. Following college, he spent 2 years as the head swim coach and a Geometry teacher at Eaton High School in Haslet, Texas.
He states that his highest goals for his athletes do not necessarily revolve around their performance in the pool. While he is very competitive and will always strive to win, his the definition of success lies within each individual swimmer. His philosophy is to not to take a young person and make them into a great athlete; but to take a young person and make them into a great adult.
In his free time, Coach Rourke enjoys sports, reading, or spending time with family and friends.
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Coach Howard joined the Reagan Athletic staff in 2003 and is currently our Head Athletic Trainer for all sports. Prior to Reagan, Coach Howard spent 8 years in the field at Fredericksburg and Clemens High Schools.
Coach Howard graduated from Angelo State University with a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. He is also a Certified Athletic Trainer and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
He attended San Angelo Central High School where he excelled in Basketball and Track.
Coach Howard is married to Lexy and they have two children, Hadlee and Hilton.
Head Athletic Trainer
Coach Martinez joined Reagan in 2015 as an Athletic Trainer and also teaches Sports Medicine. Prior to Reagan, he was the Athletic Trainer for the football team and women’s golf at the University of Colorado.
Martinez earned his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from the University of Texas and a Master of Science in Sports Administration from the University of New Mexico. He also is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), Licensed Athletic Trainer (LAT), and Certified Teacher in Physical Education.
He graduated from San Diego High School where he played both Football and Basketball.
Coach Martinez is married to Savannah and they have one child, Austin Marie.