Dale Reed enters his 19th season as the Head Boys Basketball Coach at The Woodlands High School having compiled a 406-196 (165-61 District) record over his first 18 seasons. Reed has guided his squad to thirteen 20+ win seasons during that time and his teams have reached the Texas 5A/6A State-Playoffs in each of his 18 years at the helm. Reed has been named District Coach of the Year 6 times (2006-07, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13, 2016-17 & 2017-18). After the 2014-15 season Coach Reed was selected as All Montgomery County Coach of the Year. This past season (2022-23) Coach Reed guided the team to a 23-9 (13-3) record while finishing tied for 2nd in the very competitive District 13-6A. Reed also reached the 400-win level as a Head Coach at The Woodlands by beating Conroe 60-55 on January 21, 2022. This same season Coach Reed became The Woodlands HS all-time leader in wins by winning his 380th game vs. Willis 53-27 on January 29th, 2022. In May, 2023 Coach Reed and his staff were selected by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) to coach in the TABC All Star game. Coach Reed was also selected as the North Coach for the Houston Area Basketball Coaches Association (HABCA) All Star game in May of 2011. Reed was the President of HABCA during the 2016-17 year. 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 9 times including this past season 2022-23 during Reed's tenure. The honor is given by the University Interscholastic League (UIL) and is based on academic and athletic extracurricular 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.      [READ MORE]

Assistant Coach Kyle Jones

Coach Kyle Jones attended The University of Texas at Tyler where he earned a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics. He is entering his 20th year as a high school coach and teacher. This will be his 6th year at The Woodlands High School. He will be coaching the JV team, along with assisting with the Varsity team. Prior to The Woodlands High School, Coach Jones was the Head Basketball Coach at Pflugerville Connally for two years where he led the program to an overall record of 44-19 and helped them advance to the Regional Quarterfinals in his last season. Coach Jones will be teaching Math Models at the Main Campus and enjoys hanging out with his three nephews and two nieces whenever possible.

Assistant Coach Kenneth Stephens

Kenneth Stephens is a dedicated educator with a rich coaching background, entering his 18th year in the field of education. He has recently joined The Woodlands High School as an Assistant Basketball Coach, where he brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the program. Kenneth is a proud graduate of Florida Atlantic University, where his passion for coaching was ignited under the guidance of the renowned coach, Matt Doherty. His coaching journey began at Coral Glades High School in Florida, where he played a pivotal role in establishing and nurturing the basketball program. During his first year on staff, Kenneth helped lead the team to an impressive school-record of 28-6, a remarkable achievement for a program in only its third year of existence. One of Kenneth's most significant coaching achievements occurred when he led Millennium 6-12 Collegiate Academy to an undefeated season in 2014, securing the school's first-ever championship in any sport. His remarkable coaching skills earned him recognition from the city and local community leaders, ensuring that his team's accomplishments would always be remembered as a source of pride in the community. In 2016, Kenneth and his family embarked on a new chapter, relocating to Texas. He continued to make his mark in the coaching world, joining Dekaney High School in Spring, Texas. Over the past four seasons, he served as the Boys Head Basketball Coach, guiding the team to two playoff appearances and facilitating the signing of six talented players to college-level basketball programs. Beyond his coaching career, Kenneth finds fulfillment in his family life. He has been happily married to his wonderful wife, Scearia Stephens, for 15 years. Together, they are proud parents to four children: Jaiden (19), Kaylen (14), London (12), and Matthew (6). Kenneth Stephens's dedication to education and his impressive coaching track record make him a valuable asset to The Woodlands High School's basketball program. His commitment to both personal and team development is an inspiration to his players and colleagues alike.

Assistant Coach Branden Nash

Coach Branden Nash is entering his 6th year coaching basketball for The Woodlands. He will be coaching the Sophomore team. He graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2007 and Anahuac High School in 2002 and is in his 17th year in education. Coach Nash has coached junior high basketball in Anahuac ISD and Willis ISD and has coached football and track & field at McCullough Junior High. This is the 6th year at The Woodlands High School teaching World Geography at the freshman campus and also is a member of the Highlander Football coaching staff as the Defensive Line coach. For the past 15 years, he has been married to his wife, Chantelle, and has two sons, Ian (18) and Anthony (15).

Assistant Coach Eric Thomason

Coach Eric Thomason enters his 2nd season at The Woodlands High School. He teaches World Geography on the main campus and also is a member of the Highlander football coaching staff as the Offensive Line coach. Thomason graduated from Texas State University in 2008 and received a Master’s Degree from San Jose State University in 2015. This is his 15th year coaching and 8th at the high school level. Thomason has coaching experience at the Division 1 and JUCO level and spent 5 years at Leander High School where he served as Offensive Coordinator. He and his wife Lindsay have twins; Bette (4) and Sarge (4).

Assistant Coach Kenneth Inman

Coach Kenny Inman is a graduate of West Brook Senior High School from Beaumont Tx. Coach Inman played football and was on the track team. Received a BA in Political Science with a Minor in History from University of Houston. Coach Inman has been at The Woodlands High School 5 years where he is the lead Autism Mainstream Instructor and support person in Special Education. Coach Inman played basketball up until the JV level in High School and has a background in coaching at the AAU National Level with ages 8u-14u. Coach Inman also leads the strength and conditioning for the Highlander Basketball Team. This is his 10th year in Conroe ISD and his 4th year to coach basketball here at TWHS. Coach Inman has two sons, Ian Inman a 11th grader and Austin Inman who is an 8th grader at McCullough Junior High.