Warrior Coaches

Athletic Coordinator/Head Football Coach -
Derick Roberson

Coach Derick Roberson is a native of Houston, Texas. After graduation from high school Coach Rob attended Texas Tech University where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies in 1994.  Coach Rob has one mission in life and that’s to build relationships that will help enhance the overall growth and success of student-athletes.

In 1995, Roberson began his teaching career at George Washington Carver Elementary in Dallas ISD before going on to begin his coaching career at Quintanilla Middle School. In 1998, he transferred to Skyline High School where he served as the offensive coordinator and college recruiting coordinator for 10 years.

In 2008, Roberson became the head football coach at Bryan Adams High School and, in his first year, led the Cougars to the playoffs for the second time in 25 years. In his five-year tenure at B.A., the Cougars made the playoffs three times. Roberson was known for his ability to help high school athletes get to the collegiate level. While at B.A., he was instrumental in helping 23 athletes pursue their dreams of playing college football. More remarkably, Roberson has helped 150 high school athletes reach their goals of playing college football in his 24 years as a football coach.

Derick is married to Shannon Mills. They have two daughters: Taylor, a 2019 graduate from Texas Tech, and Jasmine, a sophomore at Texas Tech.

 

QB's/Offensive Coordinator - Roncarlos Grace

Coach Roncarlos Grace is entering his 23 year of coaching and will serve as the Offensive Coordinator for Memorial High School. He has always had a passion for teaching young athletes the fundamentals of sports. His greatest joy comes from seeing young men and women excel both in the classroom as well as athletic competitions. His favorite quote is “At the end of the day… Let there be no excuses, no explanations, and no regrets.” -unknown.

A native of Louisiana, he prides himself on leading by example, and being a positive role model for every student he coaches. A multi-sport athlete at McNeese State University, he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Human Performance.

After coaching in the highest classification in Louisiana for four years, Ron moved to McKinney, TX in 2000. With coaching experience in McKinney, Lewisville, and Dallas ISD, he has 18 years of combined coaching experience in Class 4, 5, and 6A in the state of Texas.

Ron is married to JoBina Grace (Asst. Principal at Phillips Elementary). They have three boys: Bryce, Blake, and Reece.

 

Inside Linebackers/Special Teams Coordinator/
Defensive Coordinator - Joseph Welock

U.S. Marine Veteran - Coach Welock is married to Amber Welock, his high school sweetheart. Amber is an amazing wife, mother, attorney, and life partner. Together they have two wonderful daughters and he thanks God every day for his blessings.

He is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and is currently in his 20th year coaching HS football.

Coach Welock is a 5th Generation Marine. As an active duty Marine, his time was spent in both the Infantry and Reconnaissance communities.

Joseph Welock is a passionate American patriot. His mission is to inspire, equip and mold the next generation of leader. He places major emphasis on educating his athletes on the importance of integrity, dependability, and servant leadership.

Coach Welock is in the profession of building men. His coaching philosophy is rooted in his faith and military background.

As “WARRIORS” we must understand the role and responsibility that leaders have. He strives to connect his student athletes with
the sacrifices made by our nation’s heroes and mold them into tomorrow’s selfless leaders.

Coach Welock welcomes the challenge of and gains great satisfaction from helping his athletes mature into strong men, fathers, and husbands.

Assistant Head Coach/Running Backs/Recruiting Coordinator - Stevan Hartford

Stevan Hartford enters his third season coaching the Warriors. Coach Hartford will be the Running backs coach, Recruiting Coordinator and Assistant Boys Track coach. Coach Hartford earned his bachelor's degree in Business Marketing from Southern University in Baton Rouge Louisiana. Coach Hartford will be entering his 19th year of coaching.



Receivers Coach - Paul Burgos

Paul Burgos is native of Corpus Christi, Texas. Coach Burgos is a graduate of Rockwall High School where he was a multi-sport standout athlete. Coach Burgos will enter his third season coaching the Warriors as Varsity Wide Receivers Coach. Coach Burgos is entering his 13th year of coaching. Coach Burgos played wide receiver at Kilgore college and Texas A&M- Commerce. Coach Burgos graduated with his Bachelor Degree in Human Health with minor in Education at Texas A&M Commerce and graduated with his Master's Degree in Sports and Athletic Administration at Concordia University Austin. Coach Burgos coached wide Receivers at both his alma mater (Kilgore College/Texas A&M-Commerce). Coach Burgos has passion with developing young men and woman to be respectful and successful adults in the community. Coach Burgos has always had the love and support of his wife Morgan and his two children Amelia and Aiden throughout his coaching journey. 

 

Tight Ends/J-Backs Coach - Hank Casey

Hank Casey coaches Tight Ends and J-Backs and is an assistant baseball coach. Hank earned his Bachelors degree in Business while playing college baseball from McMurry University in Abilene, Texas in 2007. Coach Casey recently was the Pitching coach at DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas and was the Head Baseball coach and assistant football coach at San Angelo Lake View before that. Coach Casey is married to his wife Katie and they have 4 children, triplets Audrey, Laine, and Drew, and Mattie.


Inside Slot Receivers Coach - James Dumond

Coach DuMond enters his second year coaching the Warriors and the inside slot receivers coach. Coach Dumond has more than 15 years of coaching experience. Coach DuMond graduated from the university of North Texas with a bachelor of science in Kinesiology, minor in bioloagy and received his Masters in Education from Lamar University. Coach DuMond teaches biology/science and believes in using science as a way to be innovative and solve problems. He is married to the beautiful Kathy DuMond and has twins James and Emily. When he’s not at work he loves playing with the twins, fishing, watching movies, or trail running. “I believe in putting in a hard days work and celebrating at the end of the day with my family by being present in the moment.”


Corners Back Coach - Kevin J. McGlathery

Kevin J. McGlathery enters his third year at Memorial High School. Coach McGlathery coaches Corner Backs and is an assistant Baketball coach. Coach McGlathery moved to the area from New Orleans, Louisiana where he taught high school math and coached Girls Basketball. Coach McGlathery earned his Bachelor Degree in Finance from Morehouse College in 2003. He resides in Celina with his wife Donyell and their two boys Kevin (Deuce) and Kamden.



Outside Linebackers - Jeffrey Follins

Coach Follins is a happily married man and proud dad of two beautiful girls. He graduated, with his bachelors, from Abilene Christian University in Exercise and Sports Science while also playing football. Coach Follins is a highly energetic guy who loves to be around young adults and puts his Lord and Savior first. He feels like he has a lot to offer to the school while still learning how to be a better teacher/coach himself. He has taught Algebra 1 for nine years and this will be his second year at Memorial High School.



Defensive Line Coach - Collin Henderson

Collin Henderson is the Defensive Line coach, Assistant Baseball coach, and a science teacher at Memorial High School. He grew up in McKinney, Texas where he was an athlete at McKinney Boyd High School. Collin Henderson went on to play collegiate football as an Offensive Lineman for Kansas Wesleyan University before transferring to the University of Arkansas. While attending the U of A, he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Secondary Education in 2016. Collin Henderson is married to his wife, Brianna, and has two daughters, Paisley, 6, and Lily, 6 months.

 

 


Offensive Line Coach - Don Bassham

Don Bassham is joining the Warrior family as the offensive line and assistant track coach.  Coach Bassham brings over 20 years of coaching experience, the majority of which spent in Plano.  He has a passion for athletics and is committed to the development of championship character.
Bassham was raised in East Texas and attended Texas A&M University.  His wife Becca and he have two boys, Rhett and Cade.  When he’s not coaching, he loves spending time outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.  He is proud to be a Warrior and cannot wait to compete.



Safeties Coach/Assistant Recruiting Coordinator -
Jake Mackey

Jake Mackey enters his second year at Memorial High School as the Varsity Safeties Coach/Assistant Recruiting Coordinator. Coach Mackey teaches AP World History and is the assistant coach for girls soccer. Coach Mackey is a native of Searcy, Arkansas, where he received his Bachelors degree in Health and Kinesiology from Harding University. During his college tenure, he was an assistant for his alma mater, Harding Academy, helping them win a football state championship. When he isn’t working, Coach Mackey likes golfing, biking, and hanging with friends and family. He is married to his beautiful wife, Chelsie, and is committed to developing his athletes into the best versions of themselves they can be on and off the field.