HIGHLANDER BASKETBALL COACHING STAFF

HEAD COACH DALE REED

Dale Reed enters his fourteenth season as the Head Boys Basketball Coach at The Woodlands High School having compiled a 304-137 (113-35 District) record over his first thirteen 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 thirteen 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 (2017-18) Coach Reed guided the team to a 23-12 (9-1) record while finishing tied for 1st in District 12-6A and being selected Co-District Coach of the Year. 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 15th year as a high school coach and teacher. This will be his first 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 the previous 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 College Algebra 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 20 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 13 years and is responsible for the 9th grade Red team. Brian's family consists of his wife of 22 years, Gaylynn, and their 2 children: Ashton, who is 19, and Baylee, who is 16 and in 11th grade. Coach Anderson enjoys spending time with his family, hunting with his kids, hanging out on the river, and going to his girls' volleyball tournaments.  

Assistant Coach Chet Byerly

Coach Chet Byerly is in his first 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 twenty-fifth year as a teacher/coach, including the past 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 sophomore at Texas A&M and their youngest, Hagen, is a sophomore at TWHS.

Assistant Coach Brandon Nash

Coach Brandon Nash is entering his first 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 12th 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 since 2009. This is the first 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 10 years, he has been married to his wife, Chantelle, and has two sons, Ian (13) and Anthony (10).