Staff

Coaches

Coach Scott Smith graduated from Plano Senior High School. He graduated from Baylor University and completed graduate school at Texas A&M Commerce. He has coached for 28 years at Plano, Allen, and Lake Highlands prior to coming to Plano West. He is married to his wife Chrissy, and they have two children, Chandler Grace (a junior at Arkansas) and Brock (a junior at Jasper). Interests include watching high school, college football, and NASCAR.


Coach Smith, his wife Chrissy, and their children Chandler Grace and Brock

Coach Brian Chandler has coached for 29 years, and is the Offensive Line/Run Game Coordinator at Plano West. He graduated from Allen High School and got his college degree from East Texas State University. Interests spending time with his twin daughters Campbell and Hadley, and also playing golf and getting involved with the local community.


Coach Chandler and his daughters Campbell and Hadley

Coach Hall coaches Defensive Backs, and is the Defensive Coordinator at Plano West with 15 years of coaching experience. Coach Hall is a graduate of Plano Senior High School and holds a B.S. from Texas Christian University. Coach Hall has served as an assistant coach at Lake Highlands and Highland Park, and Defensive Coordinator at McKinney High School and Odessa Permian. Coach Hall is married to his wife, Ashley, and they have three children, Anna Lou (10), Graham (8), and Boone (6). Interests include watching his kids play sports, serving in his church and spending time with family and friends.


Coach Hall, his wife Ashley, and their children Anna Lou, Graham and Boone

Brandon Spencer is coaching Offensive line at Plano West. Coach Spencer graduated from Coppell HS and a BA from Trinity University. Brandon has previous experience coaching in Dallas ISD and Houston. Other interest includes watching movies, reading and relaxing.


Coach Jared Wyatt is a first-year coach from Corpus Christi, Texas. After attending high school at Calallen, he would attend Abilene Christian University before finishing at Texas A&M University at Kingsville with a bachelor of arts and sciences. His interests Include hunting, fishing, hiking, travel, and cooking. Role models are older brothers, Buddy Wyatt, James Brown, his father James Wyatt and coaches Dick Vermeil and Bill Belichick.


Coach Greg Harrell is entering his seventh year and will be coaching wide receivers, as well as heading the JV team. A graduate of Plano Senior High School, Coach Harrell received his college degrees (BA/MAT) from Austin College. Interests include watching college sports, traveling, and spending time with family, friends, and his beautiful fiancé.


Coach Harrell and his fiancé Anita

Coach Tyler Crow coaches Quarterbacks at Plano West and is entering his 10th year overall and 3rd year at West. He is a graduate of Prosper High School and holds a B.S from the University of North Texas in Denton and a M.Ed. from Lamar University. Coach Crow is married to Margie, and has two boys: Titus and Todd. Interests include watching college football and playing golf when he can.


Coach Crow, his wife Margie and his sons Titus and Todd

Coach Caleb Ryon has coached for six years and he coaches linebackers. He is a graduate of Euless Trinity High School and Texas A&M University. Prior to coaching in Plano Coach Ryon coached in Caldwell, Texas and at the German University in Cairo, Egypt. He is married to Ruth, and they have a baby on the way. His interests include being involved in his local church, watching football, traveling, hunting, fishing, and nearly any outdoor activity.


Coach Ryon and his wife Ruth

Coach Colby Pate coaches the Defensive Line at Plano West, and he has coached for 15 years. Graduated from Plano Senior High School where he was fortunate to win a state championship in football. He holds a degree from Texas A&M Commerce.


Keith LaFlower is the Defensive Line coach for Plano West, and has 8 years of coaching experience. Coach LaFlower graduated from Forney High School and attended Texas A&M University Commerce where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in English and his Master’s degree in Educational Administration. Coach LaFlower is married to his beautiful wife, Jessi. His hobbies and interests include: raising livestock, playing and watching sports, serving in his church and throughout the community, and hanging out with his wife, family, and friends.


Coach LaFlower and his wife Jessi

Alan Tapia (Tap) is the Athletic Utility Assistant for the Wolfpack. He graduated from Plano Senior High School, and immediately joined the district. He has been at Plano West for 17 years. When Tap is not up at school, he enjoys watching all sports!

 

Trainers

Courtney Goree has been taking care of sports injuries in Plano West athletics for 16 years. He graduated from Beckville High School and got his Bachelors of Science degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. He received his Masters of Education in 2002. When he is not caring for the Wolfpack, Courtney likes to watch sports, fish, cook, listening to music and singing!


Allen graduated from Plano East high school, and got his Bachelors of Science degree from The University of North Texas in Denton. He received his Masters of Science degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. When he is not helping the Pack, he enjoys mountain biking, hiking, trail running and swimming!