Join us in the Worship Center for food, fellowship, and guest speakers.
Lovejoy Football Coach Ryan Cox and Allen Football Coach Tom Westerberg will talk about football, faith, and adversity.
Bring the whole family!
Coach Ryan Cox
Profile from Lovejoy Football website
The 2014 season will be Coach Ryan Cox’s inaugural season as head football coach for the Leopards program. This season will mark his 9th year as a Texas High School coach. Coach Cox was raised in Pottsboro, Texas, where he participated in football, baseball, track, and debate while attending Pottsboro High School. After graduation, Coach Cox attended Texas A&M University-Commerce where he received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Masters of Science in Health, Kinesiology, and Sports Studies. Coach Cox came to Lovejoy after coaching at Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD, and Texas A&M University-Commerce; Commerce High School, Terrell High School, and Port Neches-Grove High School. Coach Cox enjoys building furniture in his spare time.
Coach Tom Westerberg
Profile from Allen ISD website
Allen Eagles Head Coach and Assistant Athletic Director Tom Westerberg has been named the 2014 National High School Football Coach of the Year by the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA).
In 10 years as head coach, Westerberg’s teams have won three state 5A titles, in 2008, 2012, and 2013, with an overall record of 118-16. The team recorded a perfect 16-0 season in 2013.
Westerberg joins Highland Park’s Randy Allen as the only Texas coaches to receive the national award, which started in 2000. Coach Allen won the honors in 2006, after Highland Park’s 2005 Class 4A title, according to the NHSCA.
Westerberg will be honored in the National High School Sports Hall of Fame Museum that the NHSCA will be building in the near future.