Head Football Coach / Assistant Athletic Director
Kirk Martin is the Manvel Mavericks’ head football coach and an assistant athletic director for Alvin ISD. Coach Martin is in his 25th year of coaching. He was raised in Quitaque, a small west Texas town. He played football, basketball and ran track at Valley High School, where he was named to the all-state football and all-South Plains basketball teams. Coach Martin played tight end and was a four-year letterman at the University of Texas at El Paso. He received a Masters in Education Administration from Sul Ross State University. He has enjoyed stints at El Paso Cathedral, EP Riverside, Alvin, Odessa Permian, Giddings and Alpine before opening Manvel High School in 2006. Coach Martin is married to Caren, a pre-K teacher at Red Duke Elementary. They have three children, a daughter in law and an adopted son: Koda Kirk (22), an offensive lineman at Texas A&M; Cory Jo (20), a volleyball player at Lubbock Christian University; and Kason James (18), a Senior Quarterback at MHS, adopted son London Harris, a Linebacker at Texas State University and new daughter in law Jazzmin Martin, a kindergarten teacher in Bryan ISD. Coach Martin and family attend New Hope Church, where they work in the food service ministry. In his free time, Coach Martin enjoys watching college football, playing golf, and visiting family in Lubbock and Ruidoso.
Gerald "Flash" Burns
Assistant Head Coach / Inside Linebackers / Head Powerlifting / Junior High Liaison
Gerald “Flash” Burns begins his 25th year of teaching and coaching - his twelfth at MHS. He has been married for 18 years to Ashley, a counselor at Manvel High School. The couple has two sons: Beau (15), who is a sophomore football player at Manvel High School, and Garrison (12), who is a 7th grade football player at Rodeo Palms Jr. High. Coach Burns graduated from Texas Tech University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Sport Science, with a minor in History. Coach Burns is the Mavericks’ Assistant Head Coach and Head Powerlifting Coach. He also coordinates the MHS strength and conditioning program and assists with the Manvel Junior High program. Coach Burns attends New Hope Church and enjoys riding his motorcycle, working out and spending time with family and friends.
Offensive Coordinator / Running Backs / Head Boys Track
Kendrick Crumedy is the running backs coach and the head boy's track coach. He is in his 8th year of teaching at Manvel High School. Coach Crumedy teaches Government. He graduated from Sam Houston State University in May of 2008 with a degree in History and Secondary Education, and then again in 2010 with a Master's degree in Kinesiology - Sport Management emphasis. Coach Crumedy is married to Kimberly Montgomery Crumedy. He is originally from Jasper, Texas and enjoys fishing, horseback riding and working out in his spare time.
Kevin HallDefensive Coordinator / Safeties / Assistant PowerliftingCoach Hall is entering his 28th year in education. He is a graduate of Jasper High School and Stephen F. Austin State University. His wife Jodie teaches at Red Duke elementary. He has two children. Kody is a sophomore football player at LSU, majoring in Sports Management. His daughter Madison is a sophomore at Texas Tech University majoring in Business. Coach Hall enjoys cooking, hunting, college football, hanging out with the family.
Special Teams Coordinator / Defensive Line / Assistant Baseball
Lucas Saucedo is entering his 8th year of teaching and coaching at MHS. He teaches AP Macroeconomics and is also a varsity assistant baseball coach. Coach Saucedo is a graduate of El Campo HS where he lettered in football, baseball, and track. Coach Saucedo went on to play baseball at the University of Incarnate Word before graduating from the University of Houston system. He went on to receive his Masters of Science in Sport Management from Texas A&M University. Coach Saucedo is married to Dana, a second grade dual language teacher at Wilder Elementary. The couple has two children: Aden (10) and Natalie (6). Coach Saucedo and his family attend Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Manvel and enjoy spending time outdoors and attending sporting events.
Wide Receivers / Assistant Track
Gregory Bennett is entering his 18th year of teaching and coaching, but his 8th year as the receivers coach at MHS. He is a native of Miami, Fla., and attended Miami Central HS, where he was a quarterback and receiver on the football team; he also played basketball. He was a USA Today and Parade All-American. Coach Bennett received a Football scholarship to University of Louisville. Coach Bennett graduated from Prairie View A&M with a Master’s degree in Education. Coach Bennett has four boys: Ashton (23), Austin (21), both played football for Manvel. Arik (17) plays football at Henderson State University and Braylen (4). During his free time, Coach Bennett likes to golf, fish and hunt.
Dewan EdmonsonOutside Linebackers / Assistant Baseball
Dewan Edmonson is beginning his 10th year in Alvin ISD – his 9th as the outside linebacker coach at MHS. Coach Edmonson was born in Houston and played football and baseball at Clements High School in Sugar Land, Texas. Coach Edmonson earned a baseball scholarship to Lee College and graduated from University of Houston Clear Lake with a bachelor’s degree in fitness and human performance. Coach Edmonson is married to LaGenia, an assistant principal at Harby Junior High in Alvin ISD. The couple has three beautiful children: Ansley (26) who is an Engineer for Williams, Dewan Jr. (21) who plays football for Abilene Christian University and Jaden (12) who attends Manvel Jr. High. Coach Edmonson worships at Lakewood Church in Houston and enjoys doing things with his family and fishing in his spare time.
Jacob HancockHead Freshmen Football / Assistant BaseballJacob Hancock is entering his 2nd year at Manvel. He is from Turkey, TX, a small town in the Texas Panhandle. He graduated from Valley High School where he played football, basketball, track, and tennis. After high school he played football at West Texas A&M University and earned a degree in Business Management. Coach Hancock is a member of New Hope Church. He enjoys hanging out with friends and family, hunting, and watching sports.
Cameron HerzogCornerbacks / Assistant Track
Cameron Herzog began his coaching at Manvel High School and is in his 8th year of coaching. Coach Herzog is a Geometry teacher. Coach Herzog, an Alvin, Texas native, graduated from The University of Texas at Austin. He is married to his beautiful wife, Nydia, who is a environments systems teacher at Manvel High School and they have 4 children; David, Zoe, Penelope and Jude. David is a senior at Galveston Ball High School and Zoe will be a freshman at Manvel High School and is excited for this upcoming soccer season. Penelope is in kindergarden and Jude attends day care. The Herzog family has 2 dogs; a golden doodle named Chance and a catahoula mix named Odin. Coach Herzog enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, hunting and attending sporting events. The Herzog family attends New Hope Church.
William (Pat) Howardfreshmen football / Assistant trackBorn and raised in La Marque, Tx. Coach Howard graduated from La Marque High School in 2000, lettering in football (3 years), Baseball (4 years), Track and Field (2 years), and Powerlifting (1 year). After graduation, Howard attended the University of Arizona on a football scholarship. While there, he played baseball as well as football. After graduating with a Bachelors in Communication, Coach Howard pursued his professional football career. After spending the 2005 season on the Arizona Cardinals practice squad, he hung up his cleats and moved back to Texas. In 2010, Coach Howard found his calling and began his career in teaching and coaching. Coach Howard has been apart of the AlvinISD family for the past 5 years. He currently coaches freshmen football and track for Manvel High School. Coach Howard is married (Tiffany Howard) with two sons (Drake 8, Paxton 1). He enjoys riding his motorcycle with his MC club and riding his horse (Big Guy) during trail rides in the country. Coach Howards ultimate goal is to become a Head Coach and athletic director.
Kenneth JacksonFreshman Football / Assistant BasketballKenneth Jackson is in his 8th year of coaching and his 3rd year at Manvel. Coach Jackson is originally from San Augustin TX. He attended college at Stephen F. Austin where he earned a degree in Kinesiology. He is married to Ndidika Jackson and they have two girls, Kamille and Kadia. He enjoys playing basketball, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
Offensive Line / Assistant Golf
David Jones is in his 15th year of teaching and coaching - his 10th with Alvin ISD and 5th year at MHS. He has been married for 20 years to Dianna Jones, who is a PE teacher and is the Head Girl's Track Coach at MHS. The couple has two sons: David (27) Sales Manager with ABC Supply in Dallas and Lance (18), a senior, at Manvel High School. Coach Jones graduated from U.M.H.B., where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Sport Science, with a minor in History. Coach Jones is the Mavericks’ Offensive Line coach and assistant Golf coach. Coach Jones attends New Hope Church and enjoys Fishing/Hunting and spending time with family and friends.
Defensive line / Head JV Football / Assistant Track
Steven McFadden is entering his 6th year in Alvin ISD and his 2nd year at MHS. Coach McFadden went to Wheatley HS in Houston where he lettered in football, basketball, track and golf. During his time at Wheatley he became a Blue chip All American which led him to receiving a football scholarship to Texas Tech where he went on to play offensive tackle. He has a Masters of Science in Education with a specialization of Technology integration within the classroom. Coach McFadden is married to Ginger, an art teacher at Pomona Elementary. The couple have two daughters: Ava (13) and Chloe (8). Coach McFadden and his family attend Second Baptist South Campus and enjoy attending all types of athletic events and traveling.
Freshman Football / Assistant Baseball
Brian Roberts is in his 21st year of teaching/coaching and his 1st year at Manvel. Coach Roberts has had teaching stops at First Colony Middle School, Clements High School, Westfield High School and most recently he spent 11 years at Houston Lamar High School. Coach Roberts played college baseball at Benedictine University, McHenry County College and he received his degree in History and Education from Texas Lutheran University where he played baseball for 2 seasons. Coach Roberts is in his 15th year of marriage to the lovely Angie Roberts, who is also an educator at Baines Middle School in Fort Bend ISD. They have an adopted son Gabriel who is in the 4th grade and plays football and baseball. Coach is an avid sports fan who is still celebrating the Chicago Cubs World Series Championship. The Roberts live in Sienna Plantation and they are members of New Hope Church in Manvel.
Brian RobinsonWide receivers / Freshmen Basketball
Brian Robinson is in his 10th year of coaching and his 6th year at Manvel. Coach Robinson is originally from Daytona Beach, FL. He played for University of Houston where he earned a degree in Kinesiology. He also attended University of Houston-Clear Lake where he earned his masters degree in education administration. He is married to Angie and they have two boys, Champ and Chief. He enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends.
Carnell White IIAssistant Offensive Line / Assistant Basketball
Coach White is entering his 20th year as an educator. He spent 17 years as a math teacher/coach and 2 years as an Assistant Principal. Coach White is a native of Miami, Fl, where he attended Miami Carol City Sr. High School. After high school, he attended Texas Southern University on a football scholarship. While attending Texas Southern, Coach White was a 4 year starter and named All Conference for 2 years. Carnell also earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from TSU. Coach White earned a Master’s Degree in Education Administration from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Coach White is married to his lovely wife Constance, who is an Assistant Principal at Stewart Elementary in Hitchcock ISD. They have 4 children; Carmen, Carnell III, Carson, and Carissa. Coach White is a Deacon at The Carpenter’s House in La Marque, TX and a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. Coach White loves spending time with his family, loves to travel, cook, and attend sporting events.