Coaching Staff

Kody Groves - Head Coach

Coach Groves is entering his fifteenth year coaching.  This will be his fifth year as the Head Coach at Poteet and his fifth year overall.  He previously coached at Midlothian High School, Midland Lee High School, & Coppell High School.

Coach Groves graduated Odessa Permian High School in 1997.  He went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts from Texas Tech University in 2002 and a Master of Arts from Lamar University in 2012.

Coach Groves and his wife Lindsey have three children, Stone, London, and Kolsyn.

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Rodney McLain - Defensive Coordinator - OLBs

Coach McLain is entering his tenth year of cacohing and his third year at Poteet.  He has previously coached at East Texas Baptist University and Boerne High School.

Coach McLain graduated from Prestonwood Christian Academy in 2004.  He went on to receive a Bachelor degree from East Texas Baptist University in 2010.

Coach McLain and his wife Bethann have two children, Paul Wade and Ana Katherine.

Jonathan Simpson - Offensive Coordinator - QBs

Coach Simpson is entering his eleventh year of coaching and his eighth year at Poteet.  He previously coached at Berry Middle School.

Coach Simpson graduated from Bryan High School in 2001.  He went on the receive a Bachelor degree from Texas A&M University in 2005.

Coach Simpson and his wife Ashley  have three children, Annabelle, Jack, and Addy.

Rod McDaniel - Assistant Head Coach - RBs

Coach McDaniel is entering his twenty-second year coaching and his fourth year at Poteet.  He has previously coached at Clearbrook High School, Pottsboro High School, Clifton High School, Hamilton High School, A&M Consolidated High School, and Mabank High School.

Coach McDaniel graduated from Waco Midway High School in 1987.  He went on to receive a Bachelor's degree from Baylor university and a Master's degree from Lamar University in 2013.

He and his wife Melissa have three children, Bryce, Brandon, and Bailey.

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Bo Camacho - Special Teams Coordinator - DL

Coach Camacho is entering his twenty-fourth year coaching and his third year at Poteet.  He has previously coached at Dallas Kimball High School, PSJA San Benito HS, LaFeria San Antonio HS, and Highland Del Rio HS.

Coach Camacho graduated from San Angelo Central High School in 1989.  He went on to receive a Bachelor's degree from Sul Ross State University in 1993 and a Master's degree from Sul Ross State University in 1998.

Coach Camacho and his wife Josie have four children, Ally, Marlo, Zack, and Felix.

John Broom - Run Game Coordinator - OL

Coach Broom is entering his sixteenth year of coaching and his fourth at Poteet.  He has previously coached at Midlothian High School, Mexia High School, John Horn High School, Comfort High School, and Bastrop Middle School.

Coach Broom graduated from Lampasas High School in 1992.  He went on to receive a Bachelor degree from Southwest Texas State University in 1997.

Coach Broom and his wife Ashley have four children, Blakely, Baylee, Braydee, and Blayne.

Anthony Byrd - Recruiting Coordinator - Safeties

Coach Byrd is entering his eighth year of coaching and his fourth year at Poteet.  He has previously coached at Lufkin High School, and Trinity High School.

Coach Byrd graduated from Plano East High School in 2001.  He went on to receive a Bachelor's degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2006.

Coach Byrd and his wife Jessica have one son, Mason.

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Andre Williams - Corners

Coach Williams is entering his twelfth year coaching and his fifth at Poteet.  He has previously coached at Sabine High School.

Coach Williams graduated from Sabine High School in 2001.  He went on to receive an Associates degree from Reedley College in 2002 and a Bachelor's degree from Stephen F. Austin in 2006.

Damon Ausberry - ILBs

Coach Ausberry is entering his tenth year in coaching and his sixth year at Poteet.  He has previously coached at Wylie East High School.

Coach Ausberry graduated from Mangham High School in 2001.  He went on to receive a Bachelor's degree from East Texas Baptist University in 2006 and a Master's degree from American College of Education in 2014.

Jeff Stone - WRs

Coach Stone is entering his twenty-fourth year coaching and his second at Poteet.  He has previously coached at Forney, Poteet, Pittsburg, Commerce, North Mesquite, Naaman Forest, Royse City, North Garland, and West Mesquite.

Coach Stone graduated from North Mesquite High School in 1988.  He went on to receive his Bachelor's degree from Texas A&M Commerce in 1993.

Coach Stone and his wife Tracey have three sons Ryan, Tyler, and Hayden.

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Jason Wright - TEs/H-Backs

Coach Wright is entering his twenty-third year coaching and his third at Poteet.  He has preciously coached at Cleburne High School, Mesquite High School, West Mesquite High School, Sherman High School, and Canton High School.

Coach Wright graduated from Marshall High School in 1990.  He went on to receive his Bachelor's degree from East Texas Baptist University in 2006 and his Master's degree from American College of Education in 2014.

Coach Wright and his wife Jodi have four children, Chelsey, Brady, Jeorgia, and Jaci.

Jeff Holmes - Assistant OL

Coach Holmes is entering his fourteenth year coaching and his third at Poteet.  He has previously coached at Kimbrough Middle School.

Coach Holmes graduated from Ralph H. Poteet High School in 1999.  He went on to receive his Bachelor's degree from Baylor University in 2004.

Coach Holmes and his wife Stephanie have two children, Brylee and Tyler.

Demarko Grant - WRs

Coach Grant is entering his fifth year coaching and his third at Poteet.  He has previously coach at Kimbrough Middle School.

Coach Grant graduated from West Mesquite High School in 2007.  He went on to receive his Bachelor's degree at the University of North Texas.

Coach Grant and his his wife Jordyn have one son, Jace.

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Joe Huber - Head 9th Grade Coach

Coach Huber is entering his twenty-second year in coaching and his tenth year at Poteet.  He has previously coached at Duncanville High School, North Mesquite High School, and Kaufman High School.

Coach Huber graduated from North Mesquite High School in 1991.  He went on to receive his Bachelor degree from the University of Texas at Dallas and his Master's degree from Texas A&M Commerce University.

Coach Huber and his wife Jill have three sons, Christian, Jackson, and Logan.

Ryan Taylor - 9th Grade Assistant Coach

Coach Taylor is entering his fourth year in coaching all of which have been at Poteet.

Coach Taylor graduated from Ralph H. Poteet High School in 2011.  

Anthony Lowe - Assistant DL

Coach Lowe is entering his sixth year in coaching and his second at Poteet.  He has previously coached at Kimbrough Middle School.  

Coach Lowe graduated from Electra High School in 2001.  He went on to receive his Bachelor's degree from the University of North Texas in 2011.

Coach Lowe and his wife Jenna have two children, Alexis and Madden.

Athletic training staff

Sierra Deary

Coach Deary is entering her seventeenth year in athletic training and her eighth at Poteet.

Coach Deary graduated from Pattonsburg High School (MO) in 1997.  She went on to receive her Bachelor's degree from Graceland University in 2001 and her Master's degree from Texas Tech Unversity in 2003.

Coach Deary is licensed by the Texas Department of Health and certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association.

Coach Deary and her husband Clint have three sons, Tyler, Caleb, and Eli.

Alyssa Arauco

Coach Arauco is entering her seventh year in athletic training and her first at Poteet. Coach Arauco

Coach Arauco is entering her seventh year in athletic training and her first at Poteet.  Coach Arauco graduated from Mesquite High School (in Gilbert, AZ) in 2007.  She went on to receive her Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training from Northern Arizona University in 2011 and is finishing her Master's degree from California University of Pennsylvania.  Coach Arauco is licensed by the Texas Department of Health and certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association.  Coach Arauco is married to her husband, Joshua.