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 147 high school athletes reach their goals of playing college football in his 22 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.
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.
Stevan Hartford enters his first season as the Warriors’ Defensive Coordinator. He will also be coaching Outside Linebackers and will be an Assistant Boys Basketball coach. Stevan earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing from Southern University in Baton Rouge Louisiana. Stevan will be entering his 17th year of coaching.
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 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. oach Welock welcomes the challenge of and gains great satisfaction from helping his athletes mature into strong men, fathers, and husbands.
Alan Copeland will be coaching the Offense Line and will be the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. Alan earned his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and Communication from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, TX. Alan played college ball at ACU, and previously coached high school football at Heritage High School, in Frisco,TX. Alan and his wife, Stephanie, have one child named Jaylynn.
Paul Burgos is native of Corpus Christi TX. Paul Burgos is a graduate of Rockwall High School when he was a multi-sport standout athlete. Coach Burgos will enter his first season at Memorial High School as Varsity Wide Receivers Coach. Paul Burgos is entering his 11th year of coaching. Paul Burgos played wide receiver at Kilgore college and Texas A&M- Commerce. Once he graduated with Bachelor in Human Health with minor in Education. Paul Burgos coached Wide Receivers at both his Alma mater (Kilgore College 08-10 / Texas A&M-Commerce 10-13). Coach Burgos has passion with developing young men and woman to be respectful and successful adults.
Hank Casey will be coaching Running Backs and will be an assistant baseball coach. Hank earned his Bachelors degree in Business while playing college baseball from McMurry University in Abilene, TX in 2007. Hank recently was the Pitching coach at DeSoto High School in DeSoto, TX and was the Head Baseball coach and assistant football coach at San Angelo Lake View before that. Hank is married to his wife Katie and they have 4 children, triplets Audrey, Laine, and Drew, and Mattie.
Mason Leech will coach Running Backs and Tight Ends and will be an assistant baseball coach. Mason earned his Bachelors degree in History and Educational Psychology while playing college baseball from Austin College in Sherman, TX in 2013. Mason also earned his Master of Arts degree in Teaching from Austin College in 2014. Mason recently was the varsity assistant baseball coach and head JV football coach at North Forney High School in Forney, TX. Mason is married to his wife Tiffany and they recently had their first child, a baby girl, named McKenna.
Coach DuMond is joining Memorial High School as the inside slot recievers coach. He comes to Memorial with 14 years of coaching experience. Coach DuMond graduated from the university of North Texas with a bachelor of science in Kinesiology, minor in biology and recieved 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."
Kevin J. McGlathery joins the Warriors from McKinney High School. He will coach Corner Backs and assist with Baseball. Kevin moved to the area from New Orleans, Louisiana where he taught high school math and coached Girls Basketball. Most recently, he coached defensive backs/wide receivers and assistant boys basketball. Kevin earned his Bachelor Degree in Finance from Morehouse College in 2003. He resides in McKinney with his wife Donyell and their two boys Kevin (Deuce) and Kamden.
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. He has taught Algebra 1 for eight years and this will be his first year being a coach. 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 is looking forward to meeting everyone and ready to start building relationships with everybody.
Collin Henderson is joining the Memorial Warriors as our new Defensive Line coach, Assistant Baseball coach, and science teacher. 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 Bachelors of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Secondary Education in 2016. Collin Henderson was recently the Head Powerlifting coach, as well as the Assistant Football/Baseball coach at Celeste High School for the past two years. Collin Henderson is married to his wife, Brianna, and has a daughter, Paisley.
Jake Mackey will be joining Memorial High School as the Varsity Safeties Coach and assistant for girls soccer. He will teach World History. 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. Coach Mackey joins Memorial after one year at Parkhill Junior High in Richardson, where he coached football, track, and soccer. 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.
Coach Stantz is a California Native. In college, Coach Stantz transferred from Solano Junior College to Texas A and M Commerce where he started as an Offensive Lineman for 2 seasons. After graduating he stayed as the Assistant Offensive Line/Strength and Conditioning Coach at TAMUC. He then spent a year at the University of Pikeville as the Offensive Line coach. Coach Stantz is married to Jamie Stantz and they have a 4 year old Daughter named Hannah Stantz.