Football Coach Bios

-JL Geist

-Head Football Coach

Coach Geist is in his 1st year at Clark High School and has 30 years of coaching experience. Before coming to Clark, he spent the past 3 years as the Head Football Coach at Dulles High School in Houston. He has coached in the Houston and Austin areas and has experience as a Defensive, Offensive and Special Teams Coordinator. Coach Geist is a graduate of Texas A&M University. He and his wife, Danna, have two sons, Thomas 26 and Nicholas 21.

-Alan Hill

-Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks

Coach Hill is in his 1st year at Clark and has 10 years of coaching experience.  He has coached at Churchill HS and Smithson Valley HS. Spent 2 years as an OC at Churchill as well as 4 years as the Head Baseball Coach. Coach Hill is a graduate of Texas State University. He and his wife, Stephanie, have a 5year old girl named Avery and a 2year old boy named Austin.  

-Ahmad Zaidan

-Defensive Coordinator/Inside Linebackers 

Coach Zaidan is in his 1st year at Clark and has 9 years of coaching experience.  He has coached at Cedar Park HS, Colleyville Heritage, Clear Springs and has experience as Special Teams Coordinator and a Co-Defensive Coordinator.  Coach Zaidan is a graduate of Texas State University.  

-Bobby Allen

-Running Backs

Coach Allen is in his 9th year at Clark and has 26 years of coaching experience.  He has coached at Marshall HS, Lee HS, Southwest HS, Devine MS and has experience as Special Teams Coordinator 2 years, MS coordinator 3 years. Coach Allen is a graduate of UTSA. He and his wife, Lorraine, have a 26year old daughter Lauren, 24 year old daughter Sarah, 23 year old son Zachary, 22 year old son Taylor, 18 year old daughter Emily, and 16 year old son Ryan.


-Randy Badillo

– Junior Varsity Head Coach /Full Backs & Tight Ends

Coach Badillo is in his 2nd year at Clark and has 14 years of coaching experience.  He has coached at Lytle High School, McCollum High School, and Edison High School in his career. He has experience as Offensive Coordinator (2yrs) and Head Track Coach (10yrs). Coach Badillo is a graduate of St. Mary’s University BA’03 and Texas A&M University San Antonio MA’13. He and his wife, Jennifer, have a 12year old daughter, Katelynn and 8year old son, Randy Jr.   

-Johnnie Mac Hollinger

-Offensive Line

Coach Hollinger is in his 1st year at Clark and has 43 years of coaching experience.  He has coached at multiple high schools and universities and has experience as an Athletic Director, Head Football Coach, Offensive Coordinator. and Offensive Line Coach. Coach Hollinger is a graduate of the University of West Alabama. He and his wife, Claudia, have 2 children Anna and John David.  

-Andrew Woodchick

-Receivers

Coach Woodchick is in his 1st year at Clark and has 4 years of coaching experience.  He has coached at Church Hill Middle School in New Braunfels, TX. Coach Woodchick is a graduate of Texas State University.

-Manny Ayala 

– Defensive Line 

Coach Ayala is in his 1st year at Clark and has 14 years of coaching experience.  He has coached at Uvalde High School in Uvalde, TX and Smithson Valley in Spring Branch, TX. He has experience as a Co- Defensive Coordinator.  Coach Ayala is a graduate of UTSA. He and his wife, Monica, have 2 kids, Gavin and Nathan, ages 3 and 4.  

-John Castillo

-Freshmen Head Coach/Safeties 

Coach Castillo is in his 3rd year at Clark and has 11 years of coaching experience.  He has coached at McMurry University, Warren H.S., McCollum H.S. and has experience as Special Teams Coordinator for 2 years. Coach Castillo is a graduate of Texas A&M San Antonio. He and his wife, Jennifer, have a 3year old daughter Amélie Castillo.  

-Ben Jacobs

-Special Teams Coordinator/Cornerbacks

Coach Jacobs is in his 1st year at Clark and has 21 years of coaching experience.  He has coached at several high schools including but not limited to Austin, Reagan, Roosevelt, Seguin, Canyon and Burbank High Schools. Coach Jacobs has multiple experiences as a Defensive, Offensive and Special Teams coordinator. Coach Jacobs is a graduate of Southwest Texas State University. He and his wife, Mandy, have two daughters, Isabella 14 and Ava 11.  

-Frank Lara

-Outside Linebackers

Coach Lara is in his 1st year at Clark and has 3 years of coaching experience.  He has coached at Floresville High School where he was the Linebackers Coach. Coach Lara is a graduate of Texas State University. He and his wife, Vanessa, have 1 Daughter, Madison (9 Months).