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ROISD names new Football Head Coach

Please welcome Coach Antonio (Tony) Holmes to the Red Oak Family!

Tony HolmesCoach Antonio (Tony) Holmes joins Red Oak ISD as the Head Football Coach for the 2021-22 school year. Coach Holmes previously served as the Defensive Coordinator for DeSoto HS, Eaton HS, and Tyler Lee HS. He also coached the defense at Southlake Carroll HS during their two State Championship titles in 2006 and 2011. He has been a boys track coach for 20 years including multiple event State Champions at Southlake Carroll HS. Prior to coaching high school, Holmes was the Defensive Coordinator for the minor league Austin Rattlers in 2000 when they won the NAFL Championship.

Coach Holmes graduated from Irving MacArthur HS where he played football and ran track. He then played cornerback for the University of Texas and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. He is also a certified secondary math teacher.