Coach SmithMy name is Janine Smith and I'm the Head Volleyball Coach and Girls Coordinator here at the beautiful Chisholm Trail High School. I was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and proud to say I am a National Champion. Our Texas Longhorn Volleyball Team won the NCAA Championship in 1988. Upon graduation I coached at the University of Colorado for a year (1993) . In that year in Colorado the Buffs won the Big 8 Championship. In 1994, I became the Head Volleyball Coach at University of Texas at Arlington for 10 years. After my tenure at UTA, I was an educator at Azle ISD for 11 years and coached youth athletics. I have coached volleyball for 23 years. I am married to Warren Smith and we have 2 beautiful daughters Brooke 19 and Natalie 17. I am looking forward to a great year at Chisholm Trail High School.
Bill Tippett- Asst. VarsityMy name is Bill Tippett I will be the Varsity Assistant Volleyball Coach as well as the Freshman basketball coach. I am very excited to work with Coach Smith/Coach Mac to elevate the athletic programs at Chisholm into the top programs in the area. I am in my tenth year as an educator. I am a Gold Medal Squared certified volleyball coach and was a collegiate level basketball player as well as a two time participant in the Texas high school state track meet. I have been coaching volleyball/basketball for over 20 years and have coached at the middle and high school level in Irving and EMS. I love working with kids and helping them develop into well rounded individuals. On a personal note I have been married to my wife Michelle for 26 years, I have 2 daughters who are attending college. Hanna, a senior at Angelo State and Haley, a sophomore who is playing volleyball at Central Arkansas University.Calvin Wright - JV CoachCalvin Wright is in his seventh year of teaching and coaching. He graduated from Comfort High School in 2002 where he was a two time all district baseball player for a Bobcat team that consistently made deep playoff runs. Afterward, he attended Tarleton State University in which he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Exercise and Sports Studies in 2007. In 2012, he graduated with a Master's degree in Educational Administration with Principal Certification fromTarleton State University. His coaching career began in 2007 in which he was the Head Softball Coach as well as Assistant Volleyball and Basketball Coach at Graford ISD. He spent two years in Graford in which the Lady Rabbits made two playoff appearances and won the first softball playoff series in the program's history in 2009. He spent the next four school year's coaching at Itasca ISD where he was the Head Softball Coach, along with stints as the defensive coordinator and offensive line coach for the football team, assistant basketball coach and assistant cross country coach. The Lady Wampus Cat Softball team had three straight seasons of being the undefeated district champions as well as making several deep runs in the playoffs including a Regional Finals appearance in 2011 and a Regional Semi-Finals appearance in 2012. Coach Wright is supported by three lovely ladies in his life: Stephanie, who is a property manager in Fort Worth, Lexi (6) who attends daycare in Fort Worth and Sunday (3) who also attends daycare in Fort Worth. In his free time he enjoys watching sports, spending time with his family, and hanging out with his friends
Kendall Sifuentes - 9th Grade Coach