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Texas High School Coaches Association Announces Official Nominees of the R.O.C.K Coaches Mentoring Program for 2022.   

SAN MARCOS, Texas (January 25, 2022) – The Texas High School Coaches Association announces the official class of R.O.C.K mentees for 2022. The 2nd annual R.O.C.K Coaches Mentoring Workshop will be presented at AT&T Stadium on March 20th – 21st, 2022.

The ROCK Coaches Mentoring Program is a partnership formed between the THSCA and Texas A&M’s Thornton -McFerrin Coaching Academy which has been created to meet the needs of and retain high school coaches and administrators. Coaches at all levels impact large numbers of individuals, teams, and communities on a daily basis.  Positive lifelong physical, mental, emotional, and social components can be found in well led athletic teams, programs, and communities. THSCA and the Thornton -McFerrin Coaching Academy believes there is a critical need to cultivate and assist young coaches to find their passion and be prepared as coaches, teachers, and leaders in an ever-evolving environment. In this increasingly rewarding, complicated, and challenging area the ROCK Coaches Mentoring Program has been developed by and for coaches to cultivate leadership,foster work alignment, execute best practices, combat apathy, enhance time management and address work life balance issues.

Below list the class of R.O.C.K mentees:
Kaitlyn Adams – Longview ISD
Conlan Aguirre – Abilene HS
Kayla Allen – Marshall HS
Jacob Alvarado – Idalou HS
Tyler Anderle – Braswell HS
Ronald Barrett – Hirschi HS
Kayla Bell – Cypress Woods HS
Cooper Bilbrey – River Road ISD
Ciaira Briseno – Roosevelt HS
Jared Burchard – Alvarado HS
Phillip Callier – Tyler HS
Brooke Carman – Wink Loving ISD
Kelvin Chatham – Booker T. Washington HS
Tre Douglas Chitsey – Sweetwater HS
Colt Collins – Lovelady HS
Edgar De Luna – College Station ISD
Adrian Farruggia – Holmes HS
Tyler Foster – Commerce ISD
Meagan Gonzales – Sundown HS
Jacqueline Gonzalez – Harlingen CISD
Chance Grayson – Corsicana HS
Hunter Grice – Fort Stockton ISD
Christopher Hampton – Houston ISD
Dillon Heinaman – Lindale HS
Mason Hite – HS Leather
Stephen Howard – Atascocita HS
Shelby Hughston – Lockhart HS
Bryanna Huntley – Prosper ISD
Quentin Jones – Monahans Wickett Pyote ISD
Frederick Jordan – Monterey HS
Dondre’ LeBlanc – Emerson HS
Juan Luna – Hamlin HS
Aaron Mateer – Fort Worth ISD
Matthew McHugh – Roy Miller HS
Alan Morales – McAllen ISD
Garron Nash – Wichita Falls ISD
Briana  Norwood – Churchill HS
Lizbeth Oyervides – Bridgeland HS
Nico Pierson – Plainview HS
Jose Rocky Reyes – Hillcrest HS
Kyuara Rider – Cypress Springs HS
Fred Rodriguez – Lehman HS
Abbigale Rodriguez – Lubbock ISD
Casey Rosellini – Cypress Park HS
Ricardo Sapien – Austin HS
Melvin Sherbert – Pebble Hills HS
Derek Sides – Midlothian Heritage HS
Nick Smisek – Tom C. Clark HS
Jayzhia Softly – McKinney North HS
Nicolas Summerfield – Plano East Senior HS
Anthony Thomas – John Glenn MS
Haley Tippett – Coppell HS
Miguel Trevino – Academy HS
Jeremy Villarreal – Austin HS
Jeremy Virdell – Wink HS
Ethan Watson – Somerville HS                            

About Texas High School Coaches Education Foundation
The mission of the Texas High School Coaches Education Foundation is to develop funds from a broad                       range of donors to provide professional education programs that will strengthen, reinforce, and enhance professionalism in high school coaches throughout the state of Texas. These programs provide instructional material as well as training in character development to coaches in   Texas at both the high school and middle school level and can directly impact the lives of over 1.5 million student athletes each year. The two established events are the Texas Coaches Leadership Summit and the R.O.C.K. Mentoring Workshop.

About the Texas High School Coaches Association
The Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) is the principal advocate and leadership organization for Texas high school coaches. The THSCA provides the highest quality representation, education, and services to Texas high School coaches and affiliate members by enhancing the professionalism of coaches and the schools they represent. The mission statement is simply this:TohelpandserveTexas highschoolcoachesastheyworktohelpandservestudent athletes. “HELPING COACHES TO HELP KIDS.” For more information on THSCA visit

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