Rick grew up in the small rural town of Rush Springs, Oklahoma, where his love for sports ripened. During his high school years, Rick focused on basketball.
Rick got his first coaching job at Mid-Del Christian School in 1985 where he started out coaching the 5th and 6th grade boys basketball team. He then got his first head basketball coaching job at Oklahoma City Christian Academy, and assistant football coach.
Rick has been coaching young athletes for the past 28 years and has held a career win of 541 to 186 loses. He has been named Coach of the Year six times, two time Texas All-Star Coach, won three state titles, one national title and fourteen district titles. Rick has also been the athletic director for many christian schools for over 20 years.
Rick has been married to his beautiful wife Ruth for almost 30 years and has four children: Taylor, Megan, Hunter and Brock. When Rick is not coaching he enjoys spending time with his family at home, swinging a golf club with a buddy or playing the drums for his church worship band.
- career wins 541 to 186 losses
- 3 State Titles 1 National Title 14 District Titles
- 6 Time Coach of the Year
- 4 Final Four Appearances in Texas
- 2 Time Texas All-Star Coach
- Coached TCU Summer Basketball Camps
- Coach of McDonalds All American Nominee
- Athletic Director for Over 20 Years
- Coached over 15 years of Shoot the Hoops with Coach G Basketball Camps
Taylor was born in Oklahoma but grew up in both Texas and New Mexico, spending her friday nights watching her dad coach his team to victory. In her High School years, she participated in volleyball, basketball, cheerleading, art and choir, while pursuing her love for singing and playing the guitar through leading worship at her church. She graduated from The University of Oklahoma, where she studied Communication, in May of 2015. While she attended OU, Taylor started a volunteer organization based on leadership where she developed a passion for encouraging others in every way, which she believes is our calling here on this earth. After pursuing her dream of being a wedding planner by interning for a company based in Dallas, she discovered her heart was pulling her in a different direction, towards ministry. Taylor’s passion for people and creativity lead her to move back to Austin and serve her family by becoming part of the Warrior team. She now stands at the South Austin Warriors Communication Director, where she strives to create opportunities for growth amongst the Warrior community.