Thanks to John Green of Clarendon College for this report
The 2012-13 year is underway at Clarendon College. There have been a lot of changes and the coaching staff is certainly one of them. There are 7 new coaches that bring a lot of success to the athletic department. The sports of rodeo, softball, baseball, cross country, half marathon, Women's basketball, volleyball, and cheerleading.
Cody Heck takes the reigns of the Rodeo program. Coach Heck has had tremendous success in the rodeo and ranch horse arena. Most recently, the National Championship in Ranch Horse competition that was held in Amarillo this past summer.
Softball has two new additions head coach Raquel Hawkins and Assistant Coach Alejandra Rodriquez. Both coaches were All Americans and enjoyed great success as players. Coach Hawkins knows the thrill that comes with winning a NAIA National Championship at Lubbock Christian University.
Coach Zack Leggett has hit the ground running as the Head Coach of the CC Cross Country Team. He has enjoyed the thrill of victory as an athlete setting school records and winning a National Championship at McMurry University.
Baseball has attracted two outstanding talents in Head Coach Devin McIntosh and Jerry Cervantes. Both coaches were successful on the field in their college career. Coach McIntosh has coached numerous players to being drafted during years as a coach at the university level.
Holli Reyna has stepped in as the head coach of the volleyball team. After a short summer she has brought talent from all around the world to elevate the volleyball program. Coach Reyna has been there done that as a player advancing to the NJCAA National Volleyball Championships.
Coach Brad Vanden Boogaard heads the women's basketball program. Coach B as referred to by many has come to Clarendon College from the NCAA ranks. He has recruited many outstanding junior college players as a 4 year coach and understands the level of talented needed to play in the WJCAC.
Coach Kim Layton brings a lot to cheer about to the CC Cheerleading Squad. Her drive and enthusiasm has attracted 15 incredible cheerleaders who have already set the stage for a great start to the semester. These young ladies will be the ambassadors of the athletic department not only in the athletic contests but in many community activities across the panhandle.
The New Year brings lots of promise under the new leadership. We hope you will take the time to come out and support the Bulldogs. Schedules are posted on the website. Go Dawgs!