Coach Mickles serves as the Head Baseball Coach and also coaches the freshman quarterbacks and running backs. In his first year as head baseball coach, the Rangers advanced to the Texas State Playoffs.
Prior to coming to Chisholm Trail, Coach Mickles spent 7 years at Richland High School. Four of those were spent as the Varsity Wide Receivers Coach and 2 as Varsity Running Backs Coach. During that time he was the Varsity Baseball Associate Head Coach and served as program Pitching Coach.
Coach Mickles was a 3-year letterman in baseball at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. While there the Cajuns were nationally ranked and won 2 Sun Belt Conference regular-season championships and advanced to two NCAA regionals, finishing 2nd in the 2007 Texas A&M Regional. As a junior in high school, he helped lead the Redemptorist Wolves to the 3A state title game in Louisiana. As a senior, he was an All-state pitcher and led the Wolves to the 3A state title game.
Coach Mickles and his wife Angela are the proud parents of two children, Rhett and Cecily.
Carl Hollums joins the Chisholm Trail Rangers staff from Acton Middle School in Granbury, Texas where he served as Athletic Coordinator. Currently, he is serving as the outside linebackers coach and assistant head baseball coach.
Previous assignments include:
2012-2013 Athletic Coordinator - Hood Junior High
Assistant Head Baseball Coach - Permian High School in Odessa, Texas
2011-2012 8th Grade assistant - Bonham Junior High
Head JV White Baseball Coach - Permian High School in Odessa, Texas
2010-2011 Biology teacher - Permian High School in Odessa, Texas
2009-2010 Intern defensive assistant - Permian High School in Odessa, Texas
Coach Hollums is married to his wife, Lori. Together they have 3 beautiful children, Dylan, Makenzie, and Carson.