The BISD Board unanimously approved Mike Ferrell as the new Associate Athletic Director and Head Coach for Brazosport High School during the January 17, 2017 board meeting.
Coach Ferrell comes to BISD after four seasons at North Forest High School, where he led the Bulldogs in back to back district and bi-district championships in 2015 and 2016. While serving as athletic coordinator and head football coach at North Forest High, Coach Ferrell compiled an overall record of 33 wins, 13 losses.
“Coach Ferrell comes to our district with an intense focus on developing champions,” said Jay Whitehead, BISD Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. “He emphasizes the need for high standards on academics, athletics and discipline.”
During his tenure at North Forest he increased student participation in the athletic program at North Forest by 200 percent. Coach Ferrell has also received many honors in his career including being named District Coach of the Year twice, two-time finalist for the Touchdown Club Sportsmanship Award, as well as being selected as the Coach Who Makes a Difference by the Houston Chronicle and KCOH Radio in 2014. Coach Ferrell clearly aligns with the district’s vision “Setting the Standard for Educational Excellence.”
After graduating from Clear Lake High School in 1987, Ferrell received his B.A. in Education at St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas (1992) and his Master of Educational Administration at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas (2013). Coach Ferrell is a certified Secondary English Language Arts and an all level Physical Education Teacher. Ferrell has also obtained a multitude of knowledge by attending, presenting and hosting numerous clinics throughout the state of Texas.
Brazosport ISD and the Board of Trustees gladly welcome Coach Mike Ferrell, his wife Julia, and their children to the BISD family as the Associate Athletic Director and Head Football Coach of Brazosport High School. Go Exporters!