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Softball Coaches

Larry Correa

Assistant Volleyball/Assistant Softball
lcorre@neisd.net

Larry Correa attended East Central High School, where he played football, basketball, and ran track. Coach Correa received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). While at UTSA, Coach Correa played on the men’s club volleyball team.

Coach Correa joined Reagan in 2004 and currently is Assistant Volleyball and Assistant Softball coach. In 2016, he was part of the coaching staff that took the team to the UIL State Volleyball Semi-finals.

He also 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 ("Maddie"). He enjoys playing competitive volleyball and watching his daughters play volleyball and dance.

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Larry Correa

Larry Correa

Assistant Volleyball/Assistant Softball

Jill Cupp

Head Softball
jcupp@neisd.net

Coach Cupp graduated from Monticello HS in Monticello, Iowa, 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 of Science degrees in Physical Education, School and Community Health Education, a Coaching minor, and Adapted Physical Education Licensure.

Coach Cupp completed 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 was then the Assistant Volleyball and Assistant Softball coach at Madison for the next eight years, helping coach teams to playoff berths in volleyball (two years) and in softball (four years).

She joined Reagan in 2015 and was named Express News Coach of the Year in her first season. Cupp guided the Rattlers to the third round of the playoffs, the deepest Reagan had gone in more than a decade. Reagan also recorded its first playoff berth since 2008 and first playoff win and playoff series win since 2005.

Coach Cupp is married to Ryan, and they have two children, Kasen and Kellen.

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Jill Cupp

Jill Cupp

Head Softball

Joel Hinton

Assistant Football/Assistant Softball
jhinto1@neisd.net

Coach Hinton joined Reagan in 2018 to teach Health and coach Football and Softball. Prior to Reagan, he spent 10 years teaching and coaching. From 2016-2018, he was at Jack C. Hays High School in Buda, Texas, where he was the Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers coach, Freshman Baseball coach, and taught in the Special Education and History Departments. During 2015-2016, Coach Hinton was at Oak Ridge High School in Conroe, Texas, where he served as the Wide Receivers coach, JV Baseball coach, and taught Special Education.

His undergraduate degree was from Baylor University where he worked for the Bears Football team as a Student Assistant/Manager and got to experience being part of a Division I college program. After graduating from Baylor, Coach Hinton went on to West Texas A&M University where he completed his Master's degree and served as an Assistant Coach working with the Wide Receivers for the 2008-2014 seasons. While at West Texas A&M, the Buffaloes won 2 bowl games (Kanza Bowl in 2009 and 2011), had 4 NCAA playoff appearances (2008, 2010, 2012, and 2013), and reached the National Semi-finals in 2012 and the National Quarter-finals in 2013.

Coach Hinton grew up in Kerrville, Texas and graduated from Tivy High School in 2004 where he played Football and Baseball for the Antlers.

 

 

 

Coach Hinton is married to his wife, Jessica, and they have 4 daughters (Sawyer, Peyton, Mabry, and Landry).

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Joel Hinton

Joel Hinton

Assistant Football/Assistant Softball