HIGHLANDER BASKETBALL COACHING STAFF

HEAD COACH DALE REED

Dale Reed enters his fifteenth season as the Head Boys Basketball Coach at The Woodlands High School having compiled a 323-152 (122-42 District) record over his first fourteen seasons. Reed has guided his squad to ten 20+ win seasons during that time and his teams have reached the Texas 5A/6A State-Playoffs in each of his fourteen years at the helm. Reed has been named District Coach of the Year 6 times (2006-07, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13, 2016-17 & 2017-18). After the 2014-15 season Coach Reed was selected as All Montgomery County Coach of the Year. This past season (2018-19) Coach Reed guided the team to a 19-15 (9-7) record while finishing fourth in the very tough nine team District 15-6A. Reed also reached the 300-win level as a Head Coach at The Woodlands by beating Montgomery 78-62 on January 30, 2018. Coach Reed was also selected as the North Coach for the Houston Area Basketball Coaches Association (HABCA) All Star game in May of 2011. Reed was the President of HABCA during the 2016-17 year. In addition to their on-the-court success, Reed's teams have done their part as well as The Woodlands High School has won the Lone Star Cup 7 times including the 2017-18 school year during Reed's tenure. The honor is given by the University Interscholastic League (UIL) and is based on academic and athletic extra curricular achievements. The Woodlands High School has also been highly ranked by ESPN RISE FAB 50 the past few years including the #1 ranking for all sports for the year of 2009       [READ MORE]

Assistant Coach Kyle Jones

Coach Kyle Jones attended The University of Texas at Tyler where he earned a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics. He is entering his 17th year as a high school coach and teacher. This will be his second year at The Woodlands High School. He will be coaching the JV team, along with assisting with the Varstiy team. Prior to The Woodlands High School, Coach Jones was the Head Basketball Coach at Pflugerville Connally for two years where he led the program to an overall record of 44-19 and helped them advance to the Regional Quarterfinals last season. Coach Jones will be teaching Algebra I and Math Models at the Main Campus and enjoys hanging out with his three nephews and two nieces whenever possible.

Assistant Coach Brian Anderson

Coach Brian Anderson is a Texas Tech Graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree. He has been coaching in The Woodlands for 21 years. He started out at Knox Jr. High, then went to McCullough when it was a 9 - 10th grade campus, and then the high school. Brian teaches teen leadership at the 9th grade campus. He has been coaching basketball for 14 years and is responsible for the 9th grade Red team. Brian's family consists of his wife of 24 years, Gaylynn, and their 2 children: Ashton, who is 20, and Baylee, who is 17 and in 12th grade. Coach Anderson enjoys spending time with his family, hunting with his kids, hanging out on the river, and hiking in Utah.  

Assistant Coach Chet Byerly

Coach Chet Byerly is in his second year as an assistant coach at The Woodlands High School where he, also, teaches Algebra I at the 9th Grade Campus. He will be the Freshmen Green Head Coach as well as Varsity Assistant. Coach Byerly graduated from Angelo State University where he played basketball for four seasons and was the 1989-90 Lone Star Conference Freshmen-of-the-Year. This is his 26th year as a teacher/coach, including the eighteen years as a head basketball coach. Coach Byerly, also, served on the THSCA North All-Star Selection Committee in 2010 and as the committee chairman 2011. He and his wife, Amber, have two children. Their oldest son, Boston, is a junior at Texas A&M and their youngest, Hagen, is a junior at TWHS.

Assistant Coach Branden Nash

Coach Branden Nash is entering his second year coaching basketball for The Woodlands. He will be coaching the Sophomore team this year. He graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2007 and Anahuac High School in 2002 and will begin his 13th year in education. Coach Nash has coached junior high basketball in Anahuac ISD and Willis ISD and has coached football and track & field at McCullough Junior High. This is the second year teaching and coaching at The Woodlands High School teaching World Geography at the freshman campus and also is a member of the Highlander football coaching staff. For the past 11 years, he has been married to his wife, Chantelle, and has two sons, Ian (14) and Anthony (11).

Assistant Coach Kenneth Inman

Graduated 1990 West Brook Senior High Beaumont TX where he played football and was on the track team.  Graduated at the University of Houston with a BA in Political Science. Has been at The Woodlands High School for one year where he is the Autism Inclusion Mainstream Instructor.  He has coached 8u-14u on the AAU National Level and has been apart of 2 teams that qualified for National level competition.  He has also coached and trained with younger kids in football and basketball the last 8 years.  This is his 6th year in Conroe ISD and first year to coach basketball here at TWHS. His wife's name is Sumer and they have 2 sons.  Ian is a 7th grader at McCullough Junior High and Austin is a 4th grader at Buckalew Elementary.