Coach Goss is a graduate of Henderson High School and attended Barclay College where he played basketball. Coach Goss is in his 11th year of coaching and has previously coached at Henderson and Carlisle. He has been a head basketball coach for 3 years and head volleyball for 7 years.
Coach Kelly is the basketball varsity assistant and assistant volleyball coach. This will be her 4th year teaching science and coaching. She began her teaching and coaching career as an alumni for Kilgore High School. Her and her daughter, Kinley (6), are ecstatic for their new adventure as Pirates and look forward to the impact they will have on the athletes in the Pine Tree Family.
Coach Kelly attended the University of Central Florida (UCF) and received her Bachelor of Science in Health Science. She plans to attain her Masters degree within the next two years.
Pronounced Zachariary (Zach-a-ri-yah), Coach Griffin is from Beaumont, Texas. He is a graduate of East Texas Baptist University and will be teaching Physical Education at PTJH, while coaching football, basketball and track.
9th Grade Coach
Coach Kirkpatrick is our Head softball coach and assistant girls basketball coach. He graduated from Whitesboro, TX in 1997 and an alumnus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University (2002). He is entering his 19th year of teaching and coaching with stops at Blooming Grove, Munday (2007 Class A Football State Champions), Riesel, Callisburg and Centerville. Coach Kirkpatrick has coached football (head coach 1 year) basketball (head coach 9 years), baseball, track, golf, tennis, and softball (entering his 5th year as a head coach). He has two children, daughter Laci Sandoff (29) and her husband Cody and son Dylan Morgan (24). He also has two wonderful granddaughters Sutton Sandoff and Kynlee Morgan. Coach Kirkpatrick is excited to be part of the Pine Tree Family.