Coaching Staff

KENNY MATTHEWS, HEAD COACH

Coach Matthews is from Austin and played baseball while attending Bowie High School. After high school, he played baseball at Blinn College and then at Texas Tech University, where he also served as a Graduate Assistant Coach before he graduated in 2011. Coach Matthews joined Anderson as the Head Coach for Baseball in 2017 and also teaches Social Studies. Prior to coaching at Anderson, he coached baseball at Cedar Creek High School. His favorite professional team is the Houston Astros and his favorite player is Nolan Ryan. Coach Matthews’ advice for the Trojan Baseball players is “Don’t ever doubt yourself, there are enough people doing that for you”. Coach Matthews is married to Stephanie, who teaches at Akins HS. They have a daughter, Peyton, who is 2 1/2 years old and a son, Duke, who is 8 months old. Besides spending time with his family, Coach Matthews enjoys history, golf and working on the baseball field at Anderson

TY MANGUM, JV2 COACH

Coach Mangum is from Austin and attended Cedar Park High School, where he played baseball. After graduation, he attended Texas A&M Corpus Christi where he earned his BBA in Management degree. Coach Mangum came to Anderson in 2015 and teaches Social Studies in addition to coaching Basketball and Baseball. He grew up around the game of baseball and has never lost his enjoyment of it. His experience allows him to demonstrate fundamentals of the game, while encouraging the life skills of leadership, teamwork, respect and sportsmanship to help our student athletes become better members of society. Coach Mangum and his wife Briana have a 6 year old daughter Amelia and an Old English Sheepdog named George. While not spending time with his family or at school / coaching, Coach Mangum enjoys cooking, bicycling and running George through the neighborhood.

RON DAVIS, ASSISTANT COACH

Coach Davis began his teaching career at College Station Middle School, where he also coached football, basketball and track. He discovered his passion for working with special education students and was soon able to complete his degree on scholarship to Stephen F. Austin University. After graduation from SFA, Coach Davis went to work at Bedichek Middle School in AISD. He came to Anderson in 2006 and began coaching at the high school level, where he served in both the football and softball programs. Coach Davis began coaching baseball at Anderson in 2016 and greatly values his relationships with his students, players and their families. Coach Davis is married to JoBeth, who also works at Anderson; they have a 10 year old daughter, Lillie, who also attends many of the Trojan Baseball games. In his spare time, Coach Davis can be found at the barn watching Lillie ride. He is a fan of the Houston Astros and cheers for Texas A&M sports teams.

COTE SCHACHERL, JV1 COACH

Coach Schacherl is originally from Flatonia and went to college at Howard Payne University in Brownwood, where played football for the Yellow Jackets. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from HPU and also served as a Student Coach before attending Texas State University in San Marcos, where he received his Masters’ Degree in PE Teaching and Coaching. Coach Schacherl came to Anderson in 2016 and has served as a football, basketball and baseball coach for our student athletes. His favorite professional baseball team is the Texas Rangers and his favorite player is Adrian Beltre. His advice for the Trojan Baseball Players is “Do the little things right!”.