Varsity Head Coach – Coach Kevin Lawson
The 2018 -19 season is Coach Lawson’s nineteenth season coaching. This is his fifth season with Richardson High School and his seoond season as the Varsity Head Coach. He spent 11 seasons as the assistant coach for the Varsity basketball team and the head coach for the cross country team at Leander High School near Austin. Prior to that, he coached 3 years at Mesquite High School. In 2016, Coach Lawson was awarded the 6A Assistant Coach of the Year. This award is voted on by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.
Coach Lawson is originally from Gainesville, Texas. He attended Abilene Christian University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Education. He currently teaches AVID.
Kevin is married to Kellie and they have two children, Jake (9) and Luke (5). In their free time, they enjoy watching sports, reading, hanging out with family, and going to church.
JV Head Coach - Coach Mike Bangs
The 2018-19 season is Coach Michael Bangs third season with Richardson High School. He is currently the JV Head Coach and the Varsity Assistant Coach. He spent 5 seasons as the Defensive Coordinator, Defensive Line and Assistant Basketball Coach at Hillcrest High School. Prior to that, he coached 3 years at Mesquite Poteet High School.
Coach Bangs is originally from Dallas, TX. He attended Lake Highlands High School lettering in both football and basketball. He received collegiate scholarships for both football and basketball. He received his bachelor degree in Mass Communications and minored in Business at New Mexico State. He currently teaches Physical Education.
Michael is married to Karisha and they have one child, Phillip (2). In their free time, they enjoy traveling, movies and great food.
9th Grade Coach - Herschel Sims
The 2019-20 season is Coach Herschel Sims first season with Richardson High School. He is also a elementary PE teacher. He holds a BS in Kinesiology from Abilene Christian University and an MS in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of North Texas. He coached college football at both UNT and Incarnate Word.
Coach Sims is married to RHS Head Softball Coach Courtney Sims. They have a daughter, Leighton (1) and a dog, Titus. Coach Sims enjoys playing golf and watching sports.
9th Grade Coach - Jason Singletary
The 2019-20 season is Coach Jason Singletary first season with Richardson High School, but he has been teaching and coaching for 21 years. He holds a BS in Industrial Technology from the University of Texas and an MS in Teacher Leadership from from the Lamar University.
Coach Singletary has coached at Mesquite, Royse City, Wills Point, Garland Lakeview and Cedar Hill high schools.