HIGHLANDER BASKETBALL COACHING STAFF

HEAD COACH DALE REED

Dale Reed enters his seventeenth season as the Head Boys Basketball Coach at The Woodlands High School having compiled a 363-173 (142-53 District) record over his first sixteen seasons. Reed has guided his squad to eleven 20+ win seasons during that time and his teams have reached the Texas 5A/6A State-Playoffs in each of his sixteen 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 (2020-21) Coach Reed guided the team to a 21-8 (11-4) record while finishing 2nd in the very competitive District 13-6A. Reed also reached the 300-win level as a Head Coach at The Woodlands by beating Montgomery 78-62 on January 30, 2018. 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 8 times including this past school year (2020-21) during Reed's tenure. The honor is given by the University Interscholastic League (UIL) and is based on academic and athletic extra curricular 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 19th year as a high school coach and teacher. This will be his fourth year at The Woodlands High School. He will be coaching the JV team, along with assisting with the Varstiy 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 last season. Coach Jones will be teaching Algebra I and Math Models at the Main Campus and enjoys hanging out with his three nephews and two nieces whenever possible.

Assistant Coach Branden Nash

Coach Branden Nash is entering his fourth year coaching basketball for The Woodlands. He will be coaching the Sophomore team this year. He graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2007 and Anahuac High School in 2002 and will begin his 15th 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 fourth 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 13 years, he has been married to his wife, Chantelle, and has two sons, Ian (16) and Anthony (13).

Assistant Coach Kenneth Inman

Graduated 1990 West Brook Senior High Beaumont TX where he played football and was on the track team.  Graduated at the University of Houston with a BA in Political Science. Has been at The Woodlands High School for three years where he is the Autism Inclusion Mainstream Instructor.  He has coached 8u-14u on the AAU National Level and has been apart of 2 teams that qualified for National level competition.  He has also coached and trained with younger kids in football and basketball the last 9 years.  This is his 8th year in Conroe ISD and second year to coach basketball here at TWHS. His wife's name is Sumer and they have 2 sons.  Ian is a 9th grader at TWHS and Austin is a 6th grader at Collins Intermediate.

 

Assistant Coach Michael Kemble

Coach Michael Kemble is in his 1st year as an assistant basketball coach at The Woodlands High School. He comes from McCullough Junior High where he coached football, basketball, and golf for the past 2 years; he also coached football and basketball for 5 years in Katy ISD. He teaches Algebra 1 at the 9th Grade Campus. Coach Kemble attended Oklahoma State University and Sam Houston State University where he graduated with a degree in Education. This is his 11th year coaching overall. He and his wife, Allison, are expecting their first child in March of 2022.