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Chisholm Trail Names New Head Wrestling Coach

Wrestling - Thu, May 10, 2018

Coach, Huey Huynh (pronounced HWin) named to lead the Ranger Wrestling program for the 2018-19 school year after the retirement of legendary coach, Terri Wright.

Coach Huynh brings head coach experience from Round Rock McNeil and as an assistant at Southlake Carroll. He was named the 2018 UIL 6A Assistant Coach of the Year, the 2018 Region 1-6A Coach of the Year, and nominated for 2017-18 National Wrestling Coaches Association Award.
 
Entering his 6th year of coaching, Coach Huynh helped create the first ever boys and girls program for Round Rock ISD in 2013. In those three years, McNeil finished with an undefeated home dual record and only three losses in duals. In a competitive 14-team district, McNeil achieved 16 District Placers, 13 Regional Qualifiers, and 1 State Qualifier.

Following his career at McNeil, he was a part of a historic year for the Dragons with them making the 6A state finals by defeating Arlington Martin. During his first year, Southlake finished with a dual record of 13-1 and was undefeated in district. He helped guide the Dragons to a District Dual Championship, District Championship, JV District Championship and took eight wrestlers to the UIL State tournament. They had finished with six placers and as the State Runner-Up to Allen. In his follow up year, Coach Huynh helped the Dragons finish with a 16-0 undefeated dual record, another District Dual Championship, and District Championship. The Dragons finished third in Region 1-6A and fourth at State. In two years, the Dragons achieved 9 State Placers, a State Champion, 13 State Qualifiers, 32 Regional Qualifiers, and 29-1 Dual Record.

"This is a tremendous honor, to have the opportunity to coach at a school with such a successful history!" said Coach Huynh "I am excited to be a head coach again and it's been a blessing to wake up and love what I am doing everyday."

Coach Huynh went on to say, " Coach Wright has done so much for the Chisholm Trail Wrestling program. I look forward to building on the past accomplishments in a family environment, instilling life values along the way!"