Mike Dyson led the Centennial Titans to consecutive playoffs and helped them advance to the Regional Quarterfinals in 2009, the Regional Finals in 2011, and the Regional Semifinals in 2013. He was the first Centennial softball coach to make a playoff appearance since the opening of Centennial High School in 2003.
Coach Dyson coached at Nimitz High School in Irving for 13 years prior to his arrival at Centennial High School. During his tenure at Nimitz, he built one of the most successful programs in North Texas and led Nimitz to playoffs 11 out of 13 years. Coach Dyson also led Nimitz to State in Austin in 1994 and 1998.
Since arriving at Coppell High School the Cowgirls made the playoffs 3 out of 4 years. In 2016 and 2017, the Coppell Cowgirls earned the title of district and bi-district champions ending the 2017 season as Area Champions and Regional Quarter Finalists. In 2018, the Cowgirls took 4th place in district and competed in the state playoffs against the #1 team who finished in second place in the 6A state finals. Coach Dyson in his 5th year at Coppell is looking forward to another successful year!
Coach Reeves attended Frisco Centennial High School and lettered for Varsity all four years, while going to the playoffs all four years including Regional Finals and Regional Semifinals.
After high school Mackenzie attended college at Harding University, receiving Academic All-American all four years of college, two years of receiving the Crafton-Tull Distinguished Scholar Athlete, Business Management Student of the Year and Business Law student of the year, was a member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee and headed the Make-A-Wish donations at Harding. Mackenzie played first base and outfield for the Bisons, and received Great American Conference 1st team in the Conference Tournament in 2017, as well as helping her team reach Super Regional Play.
She is married to her husband, Mason Reeves and currently resides in The Colony, Texas. This is her third year at Coppell High School and looks forward to a fun and excited year with the Cowgirls.
Coach Holloway attended Flower Mound High School while playing short stop all four years. She lettered 3 out of the 4 years, while going to playoffs two of the four years. After high school, Brooke attended Western Kentucky University on a four-year softball scholarship. During her time at WKU she helped her team reach NCAA Regionals her freshman and junior year, as well as winning regular season conference freshmen year and conference tournament her junior year. She received 2016 Second Team All-Conference USA, 2016 Third Team NFCA Mideast Region, 2015-2016 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll, and was the Co-Chair for the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) on Western Kentucky’s campus. Brooke played short stop and first base for Western Kentucky. Brooke has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Business Administration. She currently resides in The Colony, Texas. This is her second year at Coppell High School and is looking forward to a great year.
Coach Martinez is an assistant coach for both softball and basketball at Coppell High School. He played baseball for 10 years and has been coaching for the past nine years. He and his wife Mandy have two children; Jace and Selah who are two and one respectively. This is his first year coaching at CHS and is looking forward to a great year!
Coach Shaw attended Fossil Ridge High School and was a four year Varsity letter winner for the wrestling team. After high school, Coach Shaw attended college at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Coach Shaw graduated from from Hardin-Simmons University with a B.B.S in Mathematics in 2015. After college, Coach Shaw started teaching math and coaching football, wrestling, and baseball at Burleson Centennial High School. This will be Coach Shaw's second year in CISD. He is currently the head ninth grade wrestling coach and softball assistant coach. Coach Shaw had an awesome first year only losing one game all season and is hoping to keep on rolling in year two!