Assistant Football / Head Cross Country / Head Girls Basketball / Assistant Track
Samuel Hamrick grew up in Gholson, Texas and attended Aquilla high school, home of the Cougars! Coach grew up with his mother and has one older sister and younger sister. His mother is the current principal at Gholson ISD which led him to his current path in education.
Coach Hamrick was a standout athlete at Aquilla High School and still holds the small town in very high esteem. During his time there, he developed a love of the game of basketball and passion to push others beyond their limits in sport and in life.
After graduation from Aquilla ISD, Coach Hamrick attended Mclennan Community College graduating with his Associates of General Studies before transferring to Tarleton State University where he received his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. During his college years, Coach Hamrick won multiple intramural championships including: 3x Intramural Co-ed Basketball Championships, 1x Intramural Basketball Championship Runner-up, 2x Co-ed Basketball League MVP (averaged triple-double for both seasons), and 1x Intramural Football Championship.
Fun Fact: Coach Hamrick became the first male on both sides of his family to graduate from college.
After Leaving the best kept secret in Texas Coach Hamrick took his first professional job at Cranfills Gap ISD. After one year of being the Girls JH/HS Coordinator, he decided to take his talents to May ISD. His Time at May was one for the books as he helped lead the high school football team to the State Championship game, a boys team and one high school girl to Regional Cross Country, high school girls basketball to the Quarter Final game, and multiple track athletes to Regional track with one making it to the State Meet.
Coach Hamrick looks to continue his coaching legacy at Baird ISD as the Head Cross Country Coach, Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach, Assistant Track & Football Coach.
Coach Hamrick resides in Eastland, TX with his loving and supportive better half Jaycee Harris, two ferocious dogs (Chevy & Zambo) & two cats (Inky and Roger).