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Track Coaches

J.J. Anguiano

Assistant Basketball/Assistant Track
jangui@neisd.net

Coach Anguiano was born and raised in Laredo, Texas, 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 of Science degree in Kinesiology.

He began his coaching career in 2000 with United ISD in Laredo at Garcia Middle School.

In 2003, Coach Anguiano was hired as the varsity assistant boy's basketball coach at Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) 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 2008 and 2009), 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 4 District Championships, 5 Bi-District Championships, and one Area Championship.

In addition to basketball, Coach Anguiano is also an assistant coach for the Rattler track team.

He is married to his wife, Mirna, and has two daughters, Elise and Alexia.

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J.J. Anguiano

J.J. Anguiano

Assistant Basketball/Assistant Track

Jimmy Cueva

Assistant Football/Assistant Boys Track
jcueva@neisd.net

Coach Jimmy Cueva joins Reagan in 2020 as the Football Running Back coach as well as Assistant Track coach. Cueva also teaches World History.

Coach Cueva spent the last 28 years coaching and teaching in NEISD.  Most recently he coached at Johnson High School for 12 years, Madison High School for 13 years and Driscoll Middle School for 2 years.

He graduated from Texas A&M University earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Education.

Coach Cueva is also an NEISD graduate from Churchill High School where he was a multi-sport athlete excelling in football, basketball and track.

Coach Cueva states that his coaching highlight was being a part of two State Semi-Finalist Teams. His personal highlight is getting to see kids he coached 5, 10, 20, 25 years ago and see how successful they’ve become and knowing he was a small part of that.

Coach Cueva is married to JoAnn, and they have a son, Cole, and daughter, Caroline.

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Jimmy Cueva

Jimmy Cueva

Assistant Football/Assistant Boys Track

Travis Finch

Assistant Football/Assistant Boys Track

Coach Finch joined Reagan in 2018 to coach both Football and Track. Prior to Reagan, he coached at Hays High School in Buda, Texas, since 2004.

Finch played football at Blinn Junior College and University of Houston. He earned his degree from Texas State University.

Coach Finch grew up in Harlingen, Texas, and attended Harlingen High School where he participated in Football, Basketball, and Track.

Coach Finch is married to Kellie and they have three children, Camdyn, Stell, and Owen.  He also enjoys the outdoors, fishing and hunting.

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Travis Finch

Travis Finch

Assistant Football/Assistant Boys Track

Rachel Freeman

Head Coach Cross Country/Assistant Girls Track

Rachel Freeman joins Reagan in 2020 as Head Cross Country and Assistant Track and Field coach.

Prior to joining Reagan, Coach Freeman was assistant cross country and track coach and a Special Education teacher at Stevens High School in NISD. While at Stevens, the girls cross country team and individual boys were regional qualifiers both years.

Before Stevens, Coach Freeman spent 4 years as Assistant Coordinator at Eisenhower Middle School in NEISD.  While there, she coached basketball and track, taught PE and served as the Department Chair for PE and Health.  She also led numerous athletes to the Meet of Champs.

She began her teaching and coaching career in 2006 as an assistant coach at Gregory-Portland High School.  While there, the girls won 7 consecutive 28 4A District Championships in cross country and track and field and the 2010 Region 4 track and field team title. During her tenure at Gregory-Portland, she coached multiple individual regional and state qualifiers in both cross country and track and field.

Coach Freeman graduated from Rockport-Fulton High School where she was a 3 sport varsity letterman and a 3 time State qualifier in cross country and track. After high school, she attended Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi where she served as team captain for the Islander women's cross country and track teams while earning her B.S. in Kinesiology. While earning her M.S. in Secondary Education, she coached a 3x NCAA D1 National Champion in the 5000 and 10,000 meters.

Coach Freeman loves coaching because of the kids and the passion she has for the sport. She shared, there is no other feeling quite like helping young athletes develop character traits such as persistence, determination, dedication, resiliency, discipline, work ethic, heart, selflessness, leadership and love for yourself and a team - not just in competition but in life.

Coach Freeman is married to Greg and they have a son, Dash. Her and her family love the outdoors and creating family memories. They took a 20 day, 7500 mile, cross country road trip visiting 13 states, 2 countries and tent camped in Yellowstone National park.

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Rachel Freeman

Rachel Freeman

Head Coach Cross Country/Assistant Girls Track

Jennifer McHugh

Assistant Athletic Coordinator/Head Girls Track
jmchug@neisd.net

Coach McHugh graduated from LaVernia High School in 1997 where she participated in cross country, track, and cheerleading. She attended the University of Texas at San Antonio where she earned a B. A. in English and later earned a M. Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction. Coach McHugh is USA Track and Field Certified and is a Professional Member of the National Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. Five of her track athletes since 2014 have been awarded the NSCA All-American Award.

Coach McHugh began her career in education at Theodore Roosevelt High School in 2002—teaching English and coaching girls track. Coach McHugh enjoyed eight years at Roosevelt. In 2009 and 2010, her teams won the 25-6A Girls Track District Titles and were Regional Runners-Up. She coached 24 athletes to the 6A State Track Championship with four state medalists and one team placing eighth.

In 2010, Coach McHugh made the move to Reagan High School where she has coached cross country and girls track and has taught English and physical education classes. At Reagan she has coached 37 athletes to the 6A State Track and Cross Country Championships, with three athletes earning state medals. Coach McHugh’s cross country teams have won nine 26-6A District Titles in a row, and her girls track team has won four consecutive District Championships from 2016 to 2019. In 2019 Coach McHugh’s girls celebrated an undefeated regular season in addition to back-to-back District, Area, and Regional Championships. Before the spring season was cut short in 2020, the Reagan girls were again leading Region IV in Track and Field.
<p style="text-align: left">Coach McHugh has a genuine passion for her career, but undoubtedly, what defines her most is her family and faith. She has been married to her best friend, Troy, for 21 years and adores her ten-year-old daughter, Gabriella. Gabby is a developing pole vaulter and long jumper who loves running with the track girls, traveling, and spending time with her cousins. Coach McHugh’s favorite moments include family road trips, days on the lake, and workouts with G. To have a family who shares her passion for building athletes and teaching young people about life through sports, is one of Coach McHugh's greatest blessings. She is beyond grateful to be a member of the Reagan Nation and to serve the Rattler community.</p>

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Jennifer McHugh

Jennifer McHugh

Assistant Athletic Coordinator/Head Girls Track

Dennis Remmers

Head Boys Track/Assistant Football
dremme@neisd.net

Coach Remmers joined Reagan in 2020 as the Head Track and Field Coach and an Assistant Football coach. He is also a teacher in the Social Studies department at Reagan.

He graduated from high school in Stockdale, Texas, and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Texas San Antonio.  Coach Remmers spent 8 years coaching at Stockdale High School, and the last 3 years at Cuero High School, where he served as Head Boys Track coach and Assistant Football coach.

A few of his coaching highlights include breaking the Stockdale Track and Field school records in the 4×1, 4×2, 100M, 200M and 800M, finishing as Team Regional Runner up in 2016, and winning the 4A Division 2 State Title in Football in 2018 at Cuero High School.

Outside of coaching, Remmers enjoys camping, kayaking and cooking BBQ.

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Dennis Remmers

Dennis Remmers

Head Boys Track/Assistant Football

Stephen Saenz

Assistant Cross Country/Assistant Track - Throwing
ssaenz1@neisd.net

Coach Saenz joins Reagan in 2020 as Assistant Cross Country and Assistant Track Coach - Throwing and an English teacher.

Prior to Reagan, he was an NCAA Division I Track and Field coach at the University of Michigan, the University of Louisiana Monroe, and at Central Michigan University. During these four years, he coached 3 NCAA All-Americans.

Saenz was a 2012 London Olympian in Shot Put.

Coach Saenz attended Auburn University where he earned his bachelors and masters degrees in Biomechanics.

He graduated from Rio Grand City High School where he participated in Football and Track and Field.

He is married to Erin and they have two children, Leo and Audrey.

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Stephen Saenz

Stephen Saenz

Assistant Cross Country/Assistant Track - Throwing

Jamey Howard

Head Athletic Trainer
jhowar@neisd.net

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.

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Jamey Howard

Jamey Howard

Head Athletic Trainer

Joe Martinez

Athletic Trainer
jmarti20@neisd.net

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.

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Joe Martinez

Joe Martinez

Athletic Trainer