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Track Coaches

J.J. Anguiano

Asst. Basketball/Asst. Track
jangui@neisd.net

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 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.

Coach Anguiano is also an assistant coach for the Rattler track team.

He has been married for 14 years to his wife, Mirna, and has two daughters, Elise and Alexia.

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J.J. Anguiano

J.J. Anguiano

Asst. Basketball/Asst. Track

John Baskin

JV Head Football/ Head Boys Track
jbaski@neisd.net

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.

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John Baskin

John Baskin

JV Head Football/ Head Boys Track

Jennifer McHugh

Asst. Athletic Coordinator/Head Cross Country/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. Four 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 26 athletes to the 6A State Track and Cross Country Championships, with three athletes earning state medals. Coach McHugh’s cross country teams have won eight 26-6A District Titles in a row, and her girls track team has won three consecutive District Championships from 2016 to 2018. In 2018 Coach McHugh’s girls made NEISD history as they celebrated an undefeated regular season in addition to District, Area, and Regional Championships.

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 19 years and adores her eight-year-old daughter, Gabby. Gabby is a developing pole vaulter who loves dress up and zoo outings. 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 Reagan community.

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Jennifer McHugh

Jennifer McHugh

Asst. Athletic Coordinator/Head Cross Country/Head Girls Track

Scott Lionberger

Asst. Football/Asst. Track
wlionb@neisd.net
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Scott Lionberger

Scott Lionberger

Asst. Football/Asst. Track

Ryan Saam

Asst Cross Country/Asst Girls Track
rsaam@neisd.net

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.

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Ryan Saam

Ryan Saam

Asst Cross Country/Asst Girls Track

Phil Steinert

Asst. Football/Asst. Girls Track
pstein@neisd.net

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.

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Phil Steinert

Phil Steinert

Asst. Football/Asst. Girls Track

Jamey Howard

Trainer
jhowar@neisd.net

Coming soon.

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Jamey Howard

Jamey Howard

Trainer

Joe Martinez

Athletic Trainer
jmarti20@neisd.net
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Joe Martinez

Joe Martinez

Athletic Trainer