TENAHA TIGER COACHING STAFF

Coach Terry Ward

Terry Ward, Athletic Director and Head Football Coach

Terry Ward is the Athletic Director/ Head football coach at Tenaha. Coach Ward is in his second stint at Tenaha in this role. In his first stint from 2009-2015, Coach Ward led the Tigers to two state championship games and won it all in 2011. Along with the state appearances, Coach Ward also led two other teams to the state semi-finals.

Coach Ward is beginning his 26th year as a coach, with 12 of those as the head football coach. In his career as a head football coach, he has won 8 district championships as well as qualifying for the playoffs 10 times. Coach Ward has an overall coaching record of 92-54 as a head coach.

Coach Ward has been married to Elizabeth for the past 24 years, and she is currently serving as the Elementary Principal at Tenaha. Coach Ward and Elizabeth have three sons, Andy (23) graduate of University of Arkansas, Cooper (21) current junior at Oklahoma State, and Luke (17) currently a senior at Tenaha HS. 


Coach Robert Tamplin

Coach Robert Tamplin

Offensive Coordinator/ Head Boys Basketball Coach

15 yrs 

Texas College/ETBU

Wife: Shelley

Children: Davon Tamplin, Tye Tamplin, Erik Smith

Coach Kevin Cates

Coach Kevin Cates

Defensive  Line/ Asst. Soccer

33 yrs

S.F.A. masters degree

Family: Debbie Cates/ Brookelyn Wildes

Children: Natalie Wildes, Lux Wildes, Harper Wildes

Coach Kevin Anderson

Coach Kevin Anderson

Defensive Coordinator/Track

8 yrs

Tarleton State University

Coach Jon Gonzales

Coach Jon Gonzales

Football/ Head Coach Boys Soccer

5 yrs

Texas A&M University

Coach Ja'Mon Moore

Coach Ja'Mon Moore

Wide Receiver/Defensive Backs/ Asst. Basketball

2 yrs

Currently enrolled in Panola College

Girlfriend: Jasmine Harper

Children: Ja'Mon Moore Jr. , JazLynn Moore

Coach Javante' Ellington

Coach Javante' Ellington

WR/FS/Track

3 yrs

Texas A&M University

Bobby Reynolds, Ladies Athletic Director & Head Ladies Basketball Coach

Coach Bobby Reynolds, Ladies Athletic Director and Head Ladies Basketball Coach

Bobby Reynolds is the Girls Athletic Director/Head Basketball/Head Track coach at Tenaha. Coach

Reynolds starts his 22nd year in coaching, with eight of those 22 years being a head girl’s basketball coach. In those eight seasons—[all at one school] Coach Reynolds led his team to five playoff appearances; with well over 100 career wins.

Coach Reynolds is a graduate of Texas A&M Commerce, with a BS degree in Kinesiology, and Sports Studies. He has two children—McKaelen (12th grade), and Trey (8th grade).

Coach Brit Cox

Coach Brit Cox

Brittany Cox-Dunlap

15 years Trainer/Coach

Girls Assistant Basketball/Track

Wife: Laura Cox-Dunlap

Children: Xavier Cox- Dunlap, Kayanna Cox, Kaedynce Cox-Dunlap

Coach Christina Goodson

Coach Christina Goodson

Christina Goodson 

15 years

Girls Assistant Basketball/Track

Masters of Education Sam Houston State University 

Husband: Aundrae Goodson 

Children: Courtney Whitehead, Destini Whitehead, Dekalen Goodson, Quentin Goodson & Jayden Goodson