Brian Brazil-Head Football Coach/Athletic Coordinator/Special Teams Coach

Coach Brazil has been Hebron’s Athletic Coordinator and Head Coach since the school opening in 1999. Coach Brazil is a 1988 graduate of TCU earning All-Conference (OT) in 1987 playing for legendary coach Jim Wacker. He has over 25 years of coaching experience at Shepton, RL Turner and Lewisville and Hebron High School. Coach Brazil reached a milestone on September 27, 2013 by recording his and the schools 100th careers win a 28-7 win over Plano. He also lead Hebron to a perfect season with a 28-0 over Corpus Christi Calallen, which had not been shut out in over 20 years, to win the 2005 4A-II Texas state football championship. In 2015 Coach Brazil was inducted into the Pasadena ISD Hall of Fame. Coach Brazil has also served as President of the Texas High School Coaches Association from 2011-2012. Coach Brazil was the 2008 recipient of the Excellence in Education Award given by the TCU College of Education Alumni Association. For all his outstanding achievements, Coach Brazil has been recognized as All-America Football Foundation High School Coach and named district coach multiple times. Coach is also the 2014 recipient of the Tom Landry Award from the Texas High School Coaches Association. The Tom Landry Award is presented “for outstanding contributions to the game of football by a Texas high school coach whose life and actions have provided a positive role model for athletes and a credit to the coaching profession."

Coach Brazil is also been chosen as the 2016 Landry Award Coach of the Year.  The Landry Award recognizes a Coach of the Year, who exemplifies the Christian values that defined Tom Landry on and off the field. A coach’s job is first about teaching life skills and molding young lives. They are shaping young people into the leaders of tomorrow. So many coaches in North Texas donate their time to be more than just a coach to kids. They are father figures, friends and, most of all, role models. They nurture them with unconditional love and turn them into the kind of adults that today’s world needs.

The Landry Award Coach of the Year, selected by Greater Dallas Fort Worth FCA leadership and The Landry Award voting panel, is one who encourages leadership, selflessness, maturity, respect and kindness.

Coach Brazil is 1983 graduate of Rayburn High School of Pasadena, Texas and is quite involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Prestonwood Baptist Church. He and his wife, Birdie, have three children, Danielle, Gabrielle and David.

Eric Mach (Defensive Coordinator/Outside Linebackers)
Coach Mach has been teaching and coaching at Hebron High School since the fall of 2002. He has also coached at Lincoln Pius X High School from 1998-2000 and Northern State University in 2001. Coach Mach received his undergraduate degree at the University of Nebraska and Masters at Northern State University. He has taught various science classes during his tenure, consisting of physics, chemistry and IPC. Coach is currently teaching astronomy. He enjoys reading books and riding his motorcycle. He is married to Lisa Mach.



Tyler Soukup (Offensive Coordinator/QB Coach)
Coach Soukup started teaching and coaching in Hebron in the fall of 2012.  Coach teaches Teen Leadership on main campus.  Previously, he coached and taught at Richland High School for seven years. He is graduate of Kansas State with a BS in History. Coach Soukup is married to Lana and has two stepsons, Reid and Eli and a newborn son, Sawyer. In his free time Coach Soukup likes to play golf.





William Farley  (Freshman Head Coach-A Team)

Coach Farley started coaching and teaching at Hebron in 2005.  He currently teaches World History and Social Studies.  He is also an Assistant Varsity Baseball coach. Prior to coming to Hebron he was the Head Baseball Coach at Garland Naaman Forest for eight years. He also coached at Duncanville for four years. Coach Farley has been coaching for over twenty years. He is a graduate of R.L. Turner High School and North Texas State University. He and his wife, Rebecca, have four children, Jake, Joe, Jarrett and Katie.

Dave Brown (Freshman Head Coach-B Team)

Coach Brown has been at HHS9 since 2010. He teaches biology and coaches football. He also coaches pole vault during track season. Coach Brown was at Hebron High School for 4 years prior to coming to HHS9 and before that, was at Creek Valley Middle School for 4 years. Coach Brown is a graduate of Texas Tech University.





Austin Kaehn (Inside Linebackers)

Coach Kaehn's 1st year at Hebron was 2017. He coaches the varsity Inside backers, assistant soccer & teaches anatomy. He has been coaching over 6 years.  Coach came to Hebron from Lewisville High School where he served 4 total years, including 2 years as defensive coordinator. Coach is a 2008 graduate of The Colony High School and  a 2012 graduate from Bethany College where he played inside linebacker from 2008-2011 & coached inside backers the following season. He is married to his high school sweetheart Brianna and have 1 son, Landry.

Stephen Rumsey (Offensive Lineman)

Coach Rumsey has been coaching at Hebron High School since 2014. He currently serves as the varsity offensive line coach and head coach for the JV baseball team. Prior to coming to Hebron, Coach Rumsey served as the offensive coordinator at Bishop Lynch High School from 2008-2014. Coach Rumsey is excited to coach in his hometown of Carrollton,Tx and at such a great school as Hebron High School. He is a 2003 graduate of Creekview High School and earned his bachelors degree from The University of Texas at Austin. He also earned his masters in education from UT Arlington in 2010. Coach Rumsey lives in Little Elm with his wife Leah, daughters Caroline and Ellie, and his dog Sadie.

Bobbie Vaugh (Running Backs/Special Teams Coordinator)

Coach Vaughn has been teaching Outdoor Education and coaching both football and soccer since 2003. He is also the Varsity womens soccer coach at Hebron.  He has been with LISD for 20 years. He is a 1990 Graduate of Lewisville High School where he played soccer, football and track. He attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University where he played football and ran track.  He graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education.  He married his high school sweet heart, Lisa. They have three children, Brett, Bailey and Brady.

Beau Blake Burruss (Defensive Lineman)

Coach has been coaching over 9 years and coaches the  varsity corners. Coach has been coaching at HHS since 2017. Previously he coached at Richland high 3 years (secondary), Jersey Village 3 years (DLine), Beeville Jones 2 years (DLine). 4year letterman playing DE for UNT from 03-07, Bachelor of Arts 08. Played DE/TE for Westmoore high in south OKC, graduated in 03. Proud husband of Rachel Burruss and father of Barrett Bogue Burruss. He loves reading books of multiple genres, training in the weightroom or running outside, golf, trying new restaurants, playing with our Bichon Frise (Bentley Burruss), supporting my favorite teams and all things North Texas, and being dad to the Bear.  So happy to be a Hawk and carry the legacy forward. There is only one Hebron, and only one way to BTW


Tyler Bailey (Offensive Lineman)

Coach came to Hebron in 2017 after spending a year and half working at Anthony HS in Anthony, TX where he coach running backs and taught Social Studies. Coach is from Lexington, Kentucky where he graduated from Paul Laurence Dunbar in 2005.  He attended U. of N. Texas and played football from 2005-2009 and was a teammate with Coach Burruss.  His first teaching/coaching job was in New Orleans, Louisiana at O. Perry Walker HS where he coached the offensive line from 2010-2011. He was the running backs coach at Bullard HS in 2012. From 2013-2015 he was Graduate Assistant at UTEP. Coach is married to Krystal and has one son, Champ.  Coach’s favorite thing to do during his free time is to spend time with his wife and son.

Jeff Hill (Wide Receivers/Video Coordinator)

Jeff Hill teaches World History and coaches football and basketball. Prior to Hebron High School he was the middle school coordinator at Creek Valley Middle School for one year, from 2009-2014 Coach Hill coached at Whitewright High School. In 2013 he received his Masters in Education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and graduated in 2009 with his Bachelors from the University of North Texas in Denton. Prior to UNT he played quarterback in college at Southeastern Oklahoma State University and Bacone College. He graduated high school from Bonham, Texas where he played football, basketball, baseball, and track. Coach Hill lives in Savannah with his wife, Amy, and their daughter, Kinsley. Coach Hill enjoys fishing, playing golf, taking cruises, and spending time with his friends.dd

Jesse Johnson (Defensive Backs)

Jesse has been coaching for 9 year and 2018 will be his 1st year at HHS. He has previously served as the Defensive Coordinator at Lampasas High School for 2 years, Lewisville High school as the secondary and special teams coordinator for 4 years. Coach graduated from Lewisville High School in 2002 and went on to play Safety at Midwestern State University.  Coach Johnson is married to Lindsay and has two daughters, Aubrey and Landry.


William (Beck) Nitcholas (Tight Ends)

Fall 2018 will be Coach Nitcholas first year at Hebron, this is his 21st year of coaching. Prior to Hebron, he spent 2 years as Defensive Coordinator at Irving HS and 15 years at Irving MacArthur HS coaching offense and defense, where in his last 4 seasons he served as their defensive coordinator.  Coach Nitcholas was the head track coach at MacArthur HS for 10 years and coached at Travis MS in Irving for 3 years. He is a graduate of RL Turner HS in Carrollton and was fortunate enough to play for a much younger Coach Brazil.  In addition to football, he played basketball, and ran track. He attended The University of North Texas.  Coach Nitcholas is married to Melanie and they have 2 boys, Banner and Bryler. Coach Nitcholas is the 9th grade PE department chair and teaches Outdoor Education. In his spare time, Coach enjoys golf, fishing, hunting and spending time with his family.





Eric Congdone (Outside Linebackers)

Coach Congdon is a Lewisville ISD graduate. He graduated from The Colony high school in 2008, where he was high school team mates with Coach Kaehn. Coach Congdon went to college at Texas State University in San Marcos where he graduated with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science. Coach has been teaching and coaching over 6 years.  His first three years were at Creek Valley Middle School and then he spent one year at Frisco Reedy High School. Coach Congdon recently got engaged to his fiancé Allison Thompson and they are getting married this Memorial Day. In his spare time, Coach Congdon likes spending time with his parents, his fiancé his friends, watching movies, reading books, and going to concerts. He's excited to be a Hebron Hawk and can't wait for the season!


Matthew Zimmerman (Kickers)

Coach Zimmerman joined the football staff at Hebron in 2017 and the soccer staff in 2016. He coaches WR’s and OLB’s for the Freshman teams as well as the Kickers for the Varsity/JV teams.  He is also the Varsity Mens Soccer Coach.  Coach teaches World Geography and PE at the 9th Grade Campus.  He is originally from Minnesota and spent 14 years coaching high school sports, 1 year coaching college soccer and 7 years teaching Special Education and PE.  Coach Zimmerman lives in Cross Roads with his wife Jennie, his 2 children Michaela and Joshua as well as his dogs Bear and Jake.

Michale Sidberry (Wide Receivers)

Coach Sidberry graduated from Marcus High School in 2009. Coach received his BS in Interdisciplinary Studies at Texas College where he played Receiver and was a sprinter on the track team from  2009-2013. Coach is coming from Creek Valley MS where he coached for three years and was the Boys Athletic Coordinator.  2017 was his first year at Hebron where he assisting coach Hill with the receivers on Varsity and QBs, RBs and DBs with the Freshman. Coach is excited to coach and teach at Hebron and can't wait to BTW!

Meredith Swayne (Head Trainer)

Coach Swayne is starting her 15th year as a certified athletic trainer and 1st year at Hebron High School. She previously served as the Head Athletic Trainer at Colleyville Heritage HS and Bishop Lynch HS, Assistant Athletic Trainer at Stephenville High School, and began her career as an athletic trainer at Klein High School.

Ms. Swayne honed her skills as an athletic training student with a degree in Kinesiology at Texas A&M University working with the volleyball, women’s swimming, track and field, and football teams. She later earned a Masters of Education in Health and Kinesiology from The University of Texas at Tyler.

When not assisting the Hebron Hawk athletes return to play, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeremy, and two dogs, Vegas and Winslow.

Kristi Lee Wenth (Asst. Trainer)

Kristi Wenth is entering her 1st year as a Hebron Hawk as the Assistant Athletic Trainer & 10th year professionally as a Certified/Licensed Athletic Trainer. Prior to joining the Hebron Hawks, she spent 7 yrs at Rockwall Heath High School as the Head Athletic Trainer since 2014 and 2 years as the Head Athletic Trainer at Emory Rains High School before that. She will be also be teaching Sports Medicine 1 and working with Hebron Hawk Athletic Training Student Aide program daily.

Kristi graduated with a BS of Athletic Training with a minor in Exercise Science from Olivet Nazarene University in 2009, and her favorite professional interests include injury prevention and rehabilitation of injuries especially in female athletes. She serves as a member of the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association (SWATA) Secondary school committee, is an active member in the National Athletic Training Association and has a strong passion to promote and educate others about the healthcare profession of Athletic Training.

Kristi is a California native and is married  to Michael Wenth and has 2 stepsons Charlie & Elisha.


Cole Gradeless (Asst. Trainer)

Cole is a graduate of the University of Texas Athletic Training Program. He is both a BOC certified and state licensed athletic trainer. In addition to working as an athletic trainer for both Hebron campuses, Cole began teaching at Hebron in the fall of 2014. Cole also teaches Sports Medicine 1 at the Hebron 9th Grade Center.