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Richard Steubing
Athletic Director / Head Football Coach
Phone: 936-642-1473
Biography: Coach Steubing is 45 years old and entering his 3rd year as the Athletic Director / Head Football Coach at Groveton High School. He is a graduate of Sweeny High School and Stephen F Austin State University. Coach Steubing has been coaching for 22 years with stops in Marshall, Linden-Kildare, and Nacogdoches prior to Groveton. Coach is married to Sarah Steubing, who is the Biology Teacher at Groveton High School. They have two boys: Cade (18) and Tanner (14). Coach Steubing and his family are members of First Baptist Church of Groveton.

Wayne Williams

Football / Baseball

Phone: 936-642-1473



Biography: Coach Williams is 41 years old and in his 19th year of coaching. He is a graduate of Arp High School and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2002. Coach Williams is the Head Baseball Coach and Defensive Coordinator. He comes to Groveton from Nacogdoches ISD, where he spent 14 years. He is married to Connsandra and they have 2 boys, Blake (8) and Blaze (6).


Chris Sexton
Offensive Coordinator / Asst. Baseball Coach
Phone: 936-642-1473
Biography: Coach Sexton is 33 years old and entering his 3rd year as Offensive Coordinator and assistant baseball coach at Groveton High School. Prior to joining us at Groveton, Coach Sexton served as OC and baseball coach at Garrison for 2 years, and baseball coach and assistant football coach at Dawson for 3 years. Coach Sexton is a graduate of Royse City High School, and received his college degree from Oklahoma Wesleyan University, in Bartlesville, OK. Coach Sexton is married to Alica Sexton, who teaches at the elementary here at Groveton and also serves as Girls Athletic Coordinator, Head Volleyball and assistant track coach. They have a son, Wyatt (7) and a daughter, Anistyn (3).
Paul Parsons
Football / Track
Phone: 936-642-1473
Biography: Coach Parsons is entering his ninth year with Groveton. He coaches defensive line for the Indians. Coach Parsons serves as an administrator at the elementary school. Coach Parsons attended Gatesville High School and was a Division 1 defensive end at The University of Texas at Arlington. He received his college degree from The University of Mary Hardin Baylor. He has served at six different districts during his career. Coach spent 11 years at The Woodlands High School. As Defensive Coordinator of The Woodlands, he had the opportunity to make many deep play-offs runs and to coach in most major venues in the state. Coach Parsons also did a stint as the head football coach in Crockett. At Crockett, his teams won several championships at the district, area, and regional levels. Coach Parsons has worked with many players who went on to excel at the college level. He has also coached several NFL players. Coach was married to his late wife, Nita, for 36 years. He has two children. His daughter Kristin Gray and her husband Tommy, live in Fort Worth, Texas. His son Brett Parsons and his fiancée, Kelly, reside in Dallas. He has two granddaughters, Megan and Alyssa Gray. He has one grandson, Wyatt Gray.
James Hutson
Asst. Girls Basketball / Asst. Basketball / Asst. Baseball Coach
Phone: 936-642-1473
Biography: Coach Hutson graduated from Kennard ISD in 2015, and went on to attend SFA. He graduated from there in December of 2019. I have a love for sports, and being a coach has always been a dream of mine. At Groveton, I will be a Assistant in Girls Basketball, and Softball. All this is possible due to Jesus Christ, and I live and coach because of him.
Markell Province
Basketball Coach
Phone: 936-642-1473
Biography: Graduated from Plano East High School, attended Iowa Central Community College, transferred to Graceland University where I graduated, played football throughout the entire education process. Gained experience from Plano Senior High School, John Tyler, and Nacogdoches before finding a home in Groveton. Currently the Varsity Offensive Line and JV basketball coach.
Mitchell Wheat
Phone: 936-642-1473
Biography: Coach Wheat is a 2014 graduate of Greenville High School and a 2017 graduate of Tarleton State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology. Coach Wheat began coaching at Dublin High School in Dublin, Texas in the Fall of 2017 and started at Groveton in the Fall of 2019. In the 2019-2020 school year, he assisted with Volleyball, Basketball, as well as Track and Field. In the 2020-2021 school year, Coach Wheat will still be assisting with Volleyball and Track and Field, but he will be taking over as the Head Powerlifting coach. Coach Wheat is engaged to Maggie Fetzer who teaches 2nd grade at Groveton; they are to be married in June.


Hunter Hartmann

Asst. Football / Asst. Basketball / Asst. Baseball Coach

Phone: 936-642-1473



Biography: Coach Hartmann is 24 years old and is entering his 2nd year of coaching. He is a graduate of Elysian Fields
High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana Tech University in 2019. Coach
Hartmann is the H-Backs coach for football, JV baseball coach, and JH basketball coach. Last year he was
at Elysian Fields ISD where he was the Linebackers coach for football, assistant basketball coach, and JV
baseball coach. 


Rogelyn Andrews

Girl's Basketball : Head Coach

Phone: 936-642-1473 ext: 8139



Biography: Coach Andrews is in her 6th year at Groveton High School. She is the Head Girls’ Basketball coach and an assistant track coach. In the classroom, she teaches Precalculus, Advanced Quantitative Reasoning, College Algebra,
and Elementary Statistics. A graduate of Troy University, in Troy, AL, Coach Andrews holds a BS degree in Comprehensive Mathematics Education and a Masters degree in Secondary Math Education. In her 18th year teaching, she also works as an adjunct with Angelina College and previously taught and coached at Central High School (Pollok) and Brantley School (AL). A native of Paxton, FL she played both basketball and softball for the Paxton LadyCats. Coach Andrews attends North Street Church of Christ In Nacogdoches, TX, and enjoys spending summers traveling with Partners for Africa on various
mission teams.



Mary Lankford

Girl's Track: Head Coach / Cross Country: Head Coach / Volleyball: Asst. Coach

Phone: 936-642-1473 ext: 8229



Biography: Coach Lankford has lived and coached at Groveton for 20 years. She is a graduate of McMurry University. She is the Cross Country coach and Head Girl's Track. She also assist with Volleyball and Girl's Basketball. Coach Lankford is married to Ron and they have 3 children - Crystal, Quentin, and Jon. They also have 5 grandchildren



Alica Sexton
Volleyball Coach / Asst. Track Coach
Phone: 936-642-1473
Kayce Goyens
Phone: 936-642-1473
Biography: Kayce Goyens has lived in Groveton her entire life and is a proud graduate of Groveton High School. Coach Goyens is an assistant coach for the girls basketball and softball teams. She has completed two years of education at Angelina College and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Education. Coach Goyens is married to John and they have two wonderful kids Braylee and Rhett.



Jim Dillard

Head Softball Coach / Jr. & Sr. High School Assistant Principal

Phone: 936-642-1473



Biography: Coach Dillard is 39 years old and in his 15th year of coaching. He is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin University. He coaches Softball and is the Assistant Principal for grades 6-12. Coach Dillard comes to Groveton for Grapeland HS where he was the Head Softball Coach. He has made several stops in his career including Central, Alto, Elkhart, and Grapeland High Schools. Coach Dillard is married to Erica, who works in Nacogdoches ISD, and they have 2 daughters: Eden (16) and Canaan (14).