Dale Reed enters his tenth season as the Head Boys Basketball Coach at The Woodlands High School having compiled a 215-93 (81-23 District) record over his first nine seasons.  Reed has guided his squad to seven 20 win seasons during that time and his teams have reached the Texas 5A State-Playoffs in each of his nine seasons.  This accomplishment is the first time in school history that the boys basketball program has been to the State Playoffs 9 years in a row.  Reed's efforts have not gone unnoticed since arriving in The Woodlands as he has been named District 14-5A Coach of the Year four times (2006-07, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13). Coach Reed was also selected as the North Coach for the Houston Area Basketball Coaches Association (HABCA) All Star game in May of 2011.  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 5 times 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.


Assistant Coach Eric Lammers

Eric T. Lammers grew up in The Woodlands and was a member of the 1997 District Championship Highlander Basketball team.  After high school, he attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth where he studied both history and kinesiology.  Following graduation, he spent three years at Knox Junior High before coming to The Woodlands High School in 2005.  Lammers will coach the Freshman Green Team in 2014-2015.  In addition to assisting head coach Dale Reed, he has lead his sub-varsity teams to seven district titles in the past nine years, including two undefeated seasons.  This is his tenth year coaching and teaching at TWHS.  Coach Lammers is married to coach Alexandra Lammers and they have a three year old son.

    Assistant Coach Emory Bartolazzi


    • Emory Bartolazzi enters his eleventh year coaching basketball for the Highlanders and his thirteenth year coaching high school basketball, this year responsible for the Junior Varsity team. Emory graduated from Cy-Fair high school after living in several states in the mid-west during his formative years. He then attended Texas A&M university where he obtained a degree in physics and kinesiology while getting his start coaching high school basketball at St Joseph's high school in Bryan, TX. A providential student teaching assignment at TWHS in the fall of 1999 allowed Emory to get his foot in the gym door and he has been a Highlander ever since. Also a footballcoach, Emory's association with the basketball program is a little more seasonal than most, but no less passionate. Emory's wife Dustie also works at The Woodlands High School teaching economics. When not on the court Emory and Dustie enjoy keeping up with their two sons Caycen, 7, and Turner, 4.

Assistant Coach Brian Anderson

Coach Anderson is a Texas Tech Graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree.  He has been coaching in The Woodlands for 17 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 at the high school level for 10 years.  Brian's family consists of his wife of 18 years, Gaylynn, and their 2 children: Ashton, who is 15 and is a sophomore, and Baylee, who is 12 and in 7th grade.  Coach Anderson enjoys spending time with his family, hunting with his kids, and going to his girls' volleyball tournaments. 

Assistant Coach Dillon Cline

Dillon Cline is entering his 5th year as an assistantcoach with the Highlanders and 9th year as a varsity assistant overall. He is from Iowa City, Iowa where he played on a state championship team in 2000. He then played 3 years at Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Prior to this, he was a varsity assistant for 4 years at Iowa City West High School. Dillon currently is teaching special education at The Woodlands High School. In his free time he enjoys playing basketball, and sailing.