Meet the Bulldog Coaches


Ronnie Casey

Coach Ronnie Casey has been teaching for 27 years, entering his seventh year at Stamford ISD. He is the Athletic Director and coaches football, tennis and track along with teaching the college prep class. He is married to wife Sabrina and has three children, Hunter Dyer, Joni Casey and John Louis Dyer. Casey has previously taught in Menard, Crane, Ozona, Ralls, Eden, San Angelo, Cisco College and Angelo State University. In his years of teaching, his proudest moment is when the kids walk across the stage during graduation. Excited about the new start of the season, Casey likes the kids, staff and community of Stamford ISD and is excited about every single game of the season.


Jeremy West

Jeremy West is the Assistant Principal of Stamford ISD and is entering his 10th year at Stamford, having previously taught in McGregor, Holliday, Knox City and City View. He has been teaching for 18 years and coaches football and baseball. He is married to wife Mindy and has six children: Braden, Jaime, Blake, Gus, Ligon and Ben. His proudest moment as a teacher is watching kids succeed and he likes the small town atmosphere. He says that he is looking forward to the first game of the season and is excited to see the team compete.


Robert Hernandez

This is Robert Hernandez’s second year at Stamford and 29th year overall as a teacher. He previously taught in Rocksprings, Ozona and Iraan and coaches football and track. Hernandez also teaches Geometry and Algebra II and is married to his wife Tina. He has three sons: Zach, Zane and Zeth. He likes the people of Stamford and is excited about the kids for the upcoming season. He is most excited about the first game of the season.


Dean Edwards

Coach Dean Edwards is the Head Boys’ Basketball, Head Golf and Assistant Football coach entering his second year at Stamford. Having been teaching for 20 years, Edwards also taught in Santo, Perrin-Whitt, Huckabay and Sudan before arriving in Stamford. His wife, Jennifer, is a science teacher at Stamford and they have two children: Trace who is in the 9th grade and Kyndall who is in the 4th grade. Edwards likes the great kids of Stamford ISD the best. He is looking forward to every Friday night and is excited to see the kids be successful this season.


Shawn Speck

Shawn Speck has been teaching at Stamford for nine years, having spent his entire career here. Speck coaches football, basketball and baseball and teaches fourth grade math. He is married to his wife Christina and has two children: Elijah and Caleb. His proudest moment as a teacher is watching how excited a student gets when they achieve a goal and likes how everyone works well together at Stamford ISD. Speck is excited to see the amount of senior leadership on the team this football season and sees every game as important.


Thomas King

This is Thomas King’s first year to coach in Stamford. He has previously worked for Schleicher ISD in Eldorado and has been teaching for eight years. He is married to his wife Ashley and coaches football, basketball and track. King also teaches P.E. and likes the people and the kids of Stamford ISD. He is looking forward to the first game of the season, wanting to get the season started and is excited to be a part of the Stamford family.


Jason Gorman

Coach Jason Gorman has been teaching for two years and is entering his first year coaching at Stamford. He coaches football, basketball and track and teaches Junior High Special Education. Having previously taught in Abilene, Gorman has two children: Levi and Kiley and says that his proudest moment as a teacher is watching students make connections across the curriculum. He likes that everyone is willing to pitch in and help at Stamford ISD and is looking forward to the first game of the season against Holliday as it is the first “rattle out of the box.” He is excited about trying to stay atop the district during this football season.  


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