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. Coach has over 30 years of coaching experience at Shepton, RL Turner, 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. Coach has a beautiful new grandaughter, Logan Maxine, born to daughter Danielle and husband Tyler Mitchem.

Eric Mach (Defensive Coordinator/Nose Guards)
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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.

 

 

Jeff Hill (Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks)

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.

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.

Tyler Mitchem (Freshman Coach)

Tyler has been coaching for 6 years and is joining us from Creek Valley Middle School. Prior to coming to Creek Valley in 2019, Tyler was the varsity basketball assistant at Crandall High School. Coach Mitchem is married to his wife Danielle, and they have a daughter named Logan.

 

 

 

Austin Kaehn (Inside Linebackers/Run Game Coordinator)

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.

Lance Freeman (Corner Backs)

Coach Freeman has been coaching for over 10 years and joined the staff at Hebron High School in the summer of 2020. He has previously served as the Assistant Head Coach/ Special Teams Coordinator and Linebackers Coach at Nimitz High School. Coach graduated from Nimitz High School in 2006 and went on to attend Texas A&M University where he graduated with a degree in Health Education. Coach Freeman teaches World Geography at the Hebron 9th grade campus and coaching baseball. Coach Freeman is married to his wife Jordin and they have one daughter, Finley Ruth.

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.

Skylar Graham (Offensive Lineman)

Coach Graham was born and raised in Muskogee, Oklahoma and studied at Muskogee High School and Bacone College. Skylar joined the staff at Hebron in the summer of 2019 where he teaches Business and coaches both football and track. Prior to coming to Hebron Coach Graham coached and taught at Crandall High School in Crandall, Texas. Coach lives in Mesquite with his wife, Jonalle, his three boys Skylar Jr., Donavyn, Shawn and has custody of his twin cousins since 2016.

 

Tyler Bailey (Offensive Lineman)

Coach Bailey began coaching/teaching at Hebron in 2017 where he has been coaching the offensive line, JV Baseball and teaching world geography.  He was born in Misawa, Japan on an Air force base, where he spent the first 8 years of his life.  Coach grew up in Lexington, Kentucky graduating from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in 2005, playing both football and baseball throughout his high school career.  He attended The University of North Texas, and played football from 2005-2009.  His first job was in New Orleans, Louisiana at O. Perry Walker High School for two seasons where he coached the Offensive Line.  He spent 2012 at Bullard High School in East Texas coaching running backs.  From 2013-2015 he was a Graduate Assistant at UTEP working with the Offensive Line.  In 2016 he spent the year at Anthony High School coaching running backs.  Coach is married to Krystal, and they have two sons, Champ and Roogi.  Coach Bailey’s favorite thing to do during his free time is to spend time with his family.

Jereko Lovett (Defensive Ends)

Coach Lovett began coaching at Hebron in the fall of 2019. He comes from Plano ISD where he coached middle school and high school football for 7 years in total. He also coached for Lewisville HS for two seasons from 2012-2014. Coach Lovett received his Bachelors degree in Business from Missouri Southern State University where he also played football and was a four year starter at defensive end. He is currently teaching Outdoor Ed and Physical Education at the 9th grade campus. Coach Lovett and his wife Diane have two sons, Jonah and Jeremiah, and in his free time, Coach enjoys fishing and spending time with his family.

 

 

Jesse Johnson (Safeties/Pass Game Coordinator)

Jesse has been coaching for over 9 year and 2018 was 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 was Coach Nitcholas first year at Hebron and he has been coaching over 20 years.  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 on a Track Scholarship and is also on UNT's all time list. Coach Nitcholas is married to Melanie and they have 2 boys, Banner and Bryler. Coach Nitcholas teaches Health and teen leadership on the main campus. In his spare time, Coach enjoys golf, fishing, hunting and spending time with his family.

 

 

 

 

Eric Congdon (Outside Linebackers/Video-Social Media)

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 (Hebron Hawk Stadium Manager)

Coach Zimmerman joined the football staff at Hebron in 2017 and the soccer staff in 2016. However, in the fall of 2020 he accepted the new position of Hebron Hawk Stadium Manager.  As stadium manager he is responsible for safety, security, cleanliness and field appearance of the stadium facility. He previously coached WR’s and OLB’s for the Freshman teams as well as the Kickers for the Varsity/JV teams.  He continues to be 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 previously taught at 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!

Kristi Wenth (Head Athletic Trainer)

Kristi began her tenure at  Hebron in 2018 and 2019 was her 1st year as Head Athletic Trainer. For over 10 years she has been 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 and a daughter Juliana.

 

Nikki Briseno (Asst. Trainer)

Nikki is began her first year as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Hebron High School in the fall of 2019.  A native of Copperas Cove, she spent nine years at Killeen ISD; working most recently at Shoemaker High School where she served as the Head Athletic Trainer. Nikki received both her Bachelor's Degree (December 2006) and Master's Degree (May 2009) from Angelo State University. Nikki also teaches Sports Medicine 1.

Matthew Moreau (Asst. Trainer)

Matt began his first year as an Assistant Athletic Trainer and Sports Medicine 1 instructor at Hebron High School in the fall of 2020. A native of northern Michigan, he has spent the last 10 years as an athletic trainer in NCAA Division I and II athletics; most recently at Michigan State University working with the baseball program for the past 5 years. Matt earned a Bachelor’s degree in May 2010 from Central Michigan University, a Master’s degree in May 2012 from Georgia Southern University, and a Doctor of Athletic Training degree from AT Still University in December 2020. Matt resides in Addison with his golden retriever, Bella.