Coach Branch will begin his 14th year coaching and his first year at Whitehouse. He graduated from Westwood High School in Palestine and later went on to play college baseball at Lon Morris College, and finished at Stephen F. Austin State University. Coach Branch earned his Bachelors in Communication and Masters in Educational Leadership both from SFA. In addition to teaching and coaching, Coach Branch has also been a Principal for 7 years. He has had stops at Oakwood, Frankston, Arp, and Cayuga, where he was blessed to be a part of two state championships. Coach Branch is married to his beautiful wife Renee, who is a local physician at Tyler Internal Medicine Associates (TIMA) in Tyler. Together they have four boys, Justice (21), Garret (18), Braden (14), and Easton (7).