Coach Cook is the Athletic Director. This is Coach Cook's 13th year at Whitehouse. This will be his 18th year serving in education. Coach Cook graduated from Redwater High School before earning his Bachelor of Science from Texas Tech University and Masters of Education from UT Tyler. He began coaching at Daingerfield Junior High School and also coached in Sulphur Springs, Redwater, and Chapel Hill. Coach Cook and his beautiful bride, Julie, have two children: Sam, 13 and Caleb, 9. Julie is an English teacher at WHS.
Mary has worked in the athletic department since August 2003. She has been with the school district for 22 years. Mary and her husband, Stan have two sons, Clay and his wife, Kristi; and Britt and his wife, Jamie. Mary is the proud grandmother of Korbin, Case and soon twins in November. Mary enjoys working with the coaches, athletes, and fans.
Coach Alexander is entering her 14th year of coaching soccer. She has taught for 17 years in Whitehouse and currently teaches 3rd grade math at Stanton-Smith Elementary. Coach Alexander and her husband, Jon, celebrated their 22nd anniversary this summer. They have two children. Jace is in the 12th grade and Makenzie is in the 10th grade.
Coach Ballard graduated from Quitman High School, attended Stephen F. Austin State University and played on the Lumberjack Golf Team. He played professional golf on both the Asian Pro Golf Tour and Tournament Players Association Tour and was an Assistant Golf Professional at Tawakoni Golf Club, Oak Forest CC, Willow Brook CC, Hide-Away-Lake, and was Head Professional at Garden Valley Resort. He joined WISD in 1993 as a Social Studies teacher and became the WHS golf coach in 1999. During his tenure, the boys teams have won three District Championships and have been the District runner-up seven times. The girls teams were the 2013-2017 District Champs and have been runner-up once. Coach Ballard has always prided himself on preparing his students to be successful. He is married to Dana, his wife of 33 years. They have two daughters, Cassie and Megan, both WHS graduates. He is also the proud grandfather on Ethan Michael Lawson and Connor Del Lawson.
Coach Beaton is entering his eighth year of coaching and his sixth year at Whitehouse. After graduating from Whitehouse High School in 2007, Coach Beaton earned his Bachelor of Science in Education with an emphasis in Mathematics from East Texas Baptist University. There he met Haley, his beautiful wife of seven years. Before coming back to Whitehouse, Coach Beaton coached for two years at Copperas Cove as a defensive assistant and freshman baseball coach. Coach Beaton and Haley, a real estate agent with The Standard, have two boys, Brayden (4) and Brooks (2). Along with coaching football, Coach Beaton is the head powerlifting coach. He is thankful for the opportunity to mentor and have an influence on these young athletes.
Coach Chambless is entering his twelfth year of coaching and first at Whitehouse. He has coached at Troup, Chapel Hill, Pflugerville Connally and most recently Bullard. Coach is a graduate of WHS (2001) AND UT Tyler (2005-BS of Mathematics). He and his wife Alysha have four children, Tyler 9, Avery 6, Neely 4 and Audrey 2 in October.
Coach Clemons is beginning his 21st year coaching and his 15th year at Whitehouse High School. He graduated from the University of North Texas earning his Bachelor of Business Administration. He began coaching at Maud High School where he stayed for two years. He then moved to Pleasant Grove High School in Texarkana where he started the soccer program. In addition to coaching football and softball, Coach Clemons teaches U.S. History at WHS. Coach Clemons is married to Mindy, an occupational therapist. They have three boys: Jake, Cooper (junior) and Max (freshmen).
Coach Culpepper is starting his sixth year at Whitehouse. After graduating from Whitehouse High School, he received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science from Texas State University. Josh and his wife, Sarah, have been married for seven years and they have a four-year-old daughter, Avery and a one-year-old son, Austin.
Jane DeLorme is one of the two full-time Athletic Trainers employed by WISD. She has been at Whitehouse since 2004. Jane received her master’s degree in education from the University of Texas at Tyler with an emphasis on health and kinesiology. Along with her athletic training duties, she also teaches Sports Medicine at WHS. She is originally from Evergreen, Colorado. She and her husband, Adam, have twin two year old boys, Blaine and Owen.
Coach Dolan is beginning his 24th year of coaching. After 3 years at Whitewright, and another 3 years at Hitchcock, he came to Whitehouse. In 2000, he began coaching the receivers with a few stints on defense. Coach Dolan graduated from Joaquin High school before entering Lon Morris Jr. College for 2 years. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Stephen F. Austin State University. He also holds a Master in Educational Leadership from UT Tyler with a principal certification. In addition to his football duties, he teaches Biology at Whitehouse High School. Coach Dolan is married to Lindy, a Cardiovascular Physician’s Assistant. They have 3 children: Seth, 18; Kinsey, 16; and Rhett, 13.
Coach Eeds is enjoying his 14th year coaching the award-winning WHS Wildcat Swimming Team and his 20th year of teaching. He currently teaches both Pre-AP Biology and AP Biology. Later this school year, he will celebrate 24 years of marriage to Melissa. Coach Eeds has three children, Emily, Courtney and Alan. Coach Eeds is looking forward to another great swim season.
Coach Freeman is beginning his 11th year of coaching and returning to Whitehouse to complete his seventh year at WISD. He graduated from Daingerfield High School in 2003 where he played football and baseball. He played football at Southern Arkansas before transferring to UT Tyler where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in History. In addition to football, his is an assistant baseball coach and teaches Special Education. Coach Freeman has been married to his wife, Talesh, for ten years and has an eight-year-old son, Keiran, and a three-year-old daughter, Adelyn.
Coach Garlitz is entering his 34th year of coaching, and his 19th at Whitehouse High. In addition to his coaching duties, he also teaches Health. He graduated from Eldorado High School in 1980, Ranger Jr. College in 1982, and Angelo State University in 1984 with a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education. He has also coached for 3 years at San Angelo, 3 years at Andrews, 4 years at Big Spring, and 5 years at Lubbock-Cooper. He has 3 children who have graduated from Whitehouse High. Allison and her husband Jacob, are graduates of Texas Tech and live in Midland with their daughter, Madeline, Matt and his wife, Danyelle are graduates of Texas Tech and lives in Lubbock, and Rachel is a graduate from Texas A & M and lives in Austin.
Coach Gold is beginning his 9th year of coaching. He joined the Whitehouse staff in 2016 after coaching at his alma mater, Irving High School. Coach Gold has also coached at Ennis and Wylie East High School. He graduated as a student-athlete from Texas A&M University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Coach Gold is grateful for the opportunity to lead the 2018 Football Team and blessed to be part of an extremely involved community.
Stacey Hendrix is in her 20th year of teaching and coaching. She is starting her 18th year at WISD. In addition to her coaching responsibilities, she also teaches Pre-AP World Geography. She is a graduate of Southwestern Assemblies of God University where she played on the inaugural girls basketball team and served as president of the Remnant Players, a drama ministry to churches and schools. She graduated from Hawkins High School and married her high school sweetheart, Kevin. They have been married for 19 years and have three beautiful children: Kyle, Brayden, and Kinsley, whom she proudly calls her “trophies”. Kevin and Stacey are currently associate pastors at Freedom Fellowship in Tyler.
Coach Jenkins graduated from high school in Daingerfield and earned his college degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. This will be his 17th year as a coach and his nineth year as head baseball coach in Whitehouse. He also coached for six years in White Oak (three years as head baseball coach), and two years in Terrell (one year as head baseball coach). He is married to Whitney, a kindergarten teacher at Brown Elementary. They have been married for 15 years and have two children: Logan, 13, and Jaxon, 10.
Coach Jimmerson is entering his eighth year of coaching and teaching at Whitehouse. He graduated from UT Tyler with a B.B.A in Finance and a post bachelor’s teacher certification. He and his wife of 15 years, Victoria, a hair stylist at J Venture, have two children, Kira (14) and Tanner (16). He coaches Jr. High football, basketball, track and teaches 7th grade math.
Coach Kelley graduated from Garrison High School and attended Stephen F. Austin State University. This will be his sixth year as the Boys Basketball head coach and assistant golf coach. Prior to WHS, he coached for seven years at Jacksonville High School. Coach Kelley and his wife, Abbie, have been married for 11 years. She teaches kindergarten at Brown Elementary. They have three children: Aniston-9, Boston-6 and Blaire-4.
Coach Knight is going on his 14th year of coaching and entering his first year at Whitehouse. Coach Knight is joining us from Midway High School, where he coached receivers after coaching at McNeil, Belton, Georgetown, Duncanville, and Irving. Coach Knight graduated from Texas A & M University with a Bachelors in Kinesiology and received his Masters in Athletic Administration from Western Kentucky University. In addition to coaching, Coach Knight will be teaching history at the high school. Coach Knight and his wife Wendy have three beautiful girls, Cayley (9), Chloe (7), and Cambrie (5). The Knight family is excited to begin their journey with the Whitehouse community!
Coach McFadden is entering his 23rd year coaching and 20th year at Whitehouse High School. He is a graduate of Pine Tree High School in Longview, Texas. After high school, he attended Stephen F. Austin State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in biology in 1995, and he earned his MEd in educational leadership in 2016. He began his coaching career in Brenham, Texas, where he stayed for three years before coming to Whitehouse. In addition to football, he is the Head Soccer Coach and teaches Anatomy and Physiology. He has been married to Tiffany, a math teacher at Holloway Middle School, for 18 years. They have a son, Ryan, 15, and a daughter, Rylee, 12.
Coach Miller is beginning his 19th year of coaching. He coached in Austin for three years before moving to East Texas where he coached in Rusk for 3 years. Coach Miller spent the last 10 years coaching at Tyler Lee. He graduated from The University of Texas Austin with a Bachelor of Science and he has a Master of Education Administration from Lamar University. In addition to football, Coach Miller is coaching basketball and teaching Business Information Management. He has been married to Lara for 17 years and they have a 12-year-old daughter, Morgan.
Coach Nordin started teaching and coaching in 2007, and began working at Whitehouse High School in 2010. She is the head coach for volleyball, assistant girls track coach, and teaches Health. She graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education and Kinesiology from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. She also played collegiate volleyball for four years while attending OBU. She continued her education at UT Tyler earning a master’s degree in kinesiology. She has been married to her OBU college sweetheart since 2007.
Coach Rumbelow is a 2008 graduate of Bullard High School and a 2012 graduate of Texas A&M University where he earned a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. He graduated in 2018 with his Master's in Educational Leadership from SFASU. This will be his sixth year with Whitehouse. He teaches World History and coaches varsity football and basketball. Coach Rumbelow is married to his wife, Laura, who teaches at Oak Hill Montessori School. They live in Whitehouse with their son, Jett and two dogs, Chloe and Rocky.
Coach Shields is beginning his 35th year of coaching and his 13th year at Whitehouse. He graduated from Nacogdoches High School before earning his Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Texas at Austin, his Master of Education (Secondary) from Stephen F. Austin State University and his Administrator’s Certificate from Texas A&M-Commerce. He began coaching at Plano Senior High School and coached there for 17 years. He also coached at Klein High School and Henderson High School. Coach Shields is married to LeAnn and they have two children: Jake, 22, and Michelle, 18.
Coach Thompson is beginning his 9th year coaching and his third year at Whitehouse. He graduated from UT Tyler earning his bachelor of science in history. Coach Thompson began coaching in Winona. He has also coached in Brownsboro. In addition to coaching football and basketball, he also teaches World Geography. Coach Thompson is married to Amanda, a first-grade teacher. They have two boys: Jace, 5 and Kaden, 3 and Kenlee (1).
Coach Thompson is in her 12th year of coaching and her second year at Whitehouse ISD. She will be coaching at the Junior High campus and teaching 7th grade Texas History. Coach Thompson graduated from Pleasant Grove High School in Texarkana, Texas and attended the University of Central Arkansas in Conway Arkansas. She also coached at Pleasant Grove for 9 years. She has two boys Tate and Gabe and she lives in South Tyler.
Coach Wilson is a 1999 graduate of SFA and has been enjoying her lifelong passion of teaching and coaching for 19 years now. She was married this past summer on May 5th to David Wilson, the love of her life. They have a blended and blessed family of four. Korbyn Wilson, who is a former cheerleader and graduate of Whitehouse ISD, and is now living in Dallas going to Cosmetology School. DJ Buckley is doing his graduate work at SFA and teaching an intro college class. Whitney Buckley is 17 and loves music. She plays the flute and piccolo for Bullard ISD. She is a senior and has a desire to continue her education in physical therapy. Jordyn is 7 and will start 2nd grade at Stanton Smith. Coach Wilson played college basketball at Angelina Junior College, Sul Ross State University and was on the practice team at SFA. She loves her children, her students, her church, her community, and her Lord Jesus Christ. The Wilson's attend First Baptist in Flint.
Coach Luke Yarbrough is beginning his 14th year of coaching and his fourth year in Whitehouse. Coach Y will teach 7th grade Texas History and coach Jr. High football, basketball and track for the Wildcats. Coach Y completed both his undergraduate and graduate work in Sport Mgt. from California University of Pennsylvania. He holds a masters in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary. He and his amazing wife, Laci, have four children Lily (11), Levi (8), Lyza Sue (6) and Lukas (4). The Yarbrough's are looking forward to cheering on the Wildcats for another great season.