This is Mark Kyle’s first year to coach in Anson. He has worked for the Bangs School District for the past 9 years. Kyle teaches social studies and his wife Darlene is a fifth grade teacher. He coaches football, basketball and golf. Though this is Kyle’s first year as a Tiger ,he is very excited about the commitment that the kids make during the summer to get better. They really want to win. Kyle likes the small town atmosphere and is very impressed with the support of local businesses. In his years of teaching his proudest moment has been when a student begins to ask questions about what they are being taught and are able to relate it to current events. This shows that they are beginning to think for themselves.
Coach Nick Dickson has been teaching for 15 years. This will be his first year at Anson ISD. He coaches football, powerlifting and tennis and teaches history. Dickson is married to wife Lauren and has three children Payton, Layla and Cutter. In his previous years of teaching he has taught at Muleshoe, Post, Lubbock Roosevelt and Roby. His proudest moment as a teacher has been able to teach a special needs child life skills. Dickson is very excited about the year to come and can’t wait to get started on the new season.
Clay Coston has coached for Anson ISD for 3 years. He has 20 years of coaching experience and has taught at Brownwood, Reagan County and Fredricksburg. Coston teaches Texas History and is a coach for football, middle school basketball, powerlifting and track. He has two sons, Steven and Cory, one daughter-in-law Ashley and a grandson Colby. Coston is excited to get the season started working with his offensive line. He has built a great relationship with the kids over the past three years and is proud to be a part of Anson as well as the school district.
Walt Brock has been teaching for 17 years. This will be his first year to be a part of Anson ISD. He is married to wife Kelly and they have a son Barrett and one daughter Audrey. Brock coaches football (O.C.), basketball and track and field and teaches US History. During his 17 years in education he has worked for Riesel ISD, Mart ISD, Hayes CISD and Brackett ISD. His proudest moment in his career is seeing his students compete and graduate from college. Brock likes the family atmosphere in Anson. He feels it is a great community. With the new season beginning he is excited to work with the offensive line as they grow as young athletes.
Phillip Hall has taught at Anson ISD for two years. He is married to wife Katrina and they have one son Phillip Jr. Hall teaches elementary PE and coaches football, baseball and basketball. He and his family are proud to be part of the community. They enjoy the family atmosphere of Anson. Hall will be working with the Tiger offense and is excited to begin the upcoming season.
Coach Scotty Nichols will be entering his first season at Anson ISD. He has taught for 15 years. During his teaching career he taught at Brady, Brownwood and Lindale. Nichols is married to wife Kari and has 2 boys, Easton 3 and Baylor, 2 months old. He now coaches football and basketball and teaches physical education and health. Nichols' proudest moment is being a former pitcher on his baseball team. He was drafted by MLB in the first round and was the #16 pick in 2009. He is excited about the upcoming season and working hard to win.
Justin Wiley has been teaching for 15 years. During his career he has taught at A&M Consolidated ISD, Lake View High School, Smithville High School and Ballinger High School. This will be his first year at Anson. He will coach football and track and teach 7th Grade Science. He and wife Michele have been married for 14 years and have two sons, Jaxon who is ten and Jagger who is 6. Wiley's proudest moment is leading Smithville to the playoffs in football for their first time in 17 years and best year in 40 years in 2011. He enjoys the small town atmosphere of Anson and is excited about the opportunity to have a great season.
Athletic Director Chris Hagler will be going into his second year at Anson ISD. Hagler has been teaching for 16 years. During his career he has taught at Breckenridge, Brownwood and Stephenville. He and wife Amanda have three children, son Drew and two daughters Emma and Ava. Hagler’s proudest moment is seeing a young man graduate from high school that didn’t have many resources and become a great husband and father. He likes the community support and the great kids. Hagler is excited about the new opportunity to have an outstanding season at Anson ISD.