Coach Huynh M.Ed. (pronounced HWin) can be described as competitive, technical, and goal oriented. He brings to Rock Hill High School knowledge with a holistic approach in mindset training, leadership development, a structured strength and conditioning program, and a system for all athletes to be successful.
Entering his 10th year of coaching in Texas with stops at Round Rock McNeil, Southlake Carroll, and Forth Worth Chisholm Trail High School. He has led his teams to a dual record of 137 wins and 47 losses with 4 District Championships, 6 Top 5 Finishes in District, 3 Top 5 Regional finishes, and a Dual State and State Runner Up Placement.
Under his guidance, he has coached 26 District Champions, 120 District Placers, 5 Regional Champions, 30 Regional Placers, and 15 State Placers. In addition, during the spring one can find him working with other coaches on Team Texas, whom recently won a National Championship, placed several National Champs, and All Americans. To this day, he is proud of all 13 Academic All State Wrestlers he has coached.
He was recognized as 4X District Coach of the Year, 2018 National Wrestling Coaches Association Coach of the Year for his contributions to the State of Texas. 2018 UIL 6A Assistant Coach of the Year and 2018 Region 1-6A Assistant Coach of the Year. In the classroom, a 2X Teacher of the Month recipient and 2016 Round Rock McNeil nomination for Teacher of the Year.
A native of Austin, TX, Huynh graduated from James Bowie High School, University of Texas at Austin, and Lamar University for his master’s degree. He wrestled for Hall of Famer Kevin Smith. Coach Huynh was part of several District and Regional Championships across a multitude of sports. He competed in football, soccer, powerlifting, and track and field.
In his free time, Coach Huynh enjoys watching sports, traveling, and spending time with his amazing wife Brittnié! Prior to entering education, Huynh was pursuing Medicine at the University of Texas. After graduating from UT, Huynh had interviews for medical school, but was given an opportunity to coach his younger brother, Daniel for two years and fell in love with the profession. Coach Huynh believes in building integrity, character, and grit through the sport of wrestling.
Coach Kortney Livingston is the head assistant coach for Boys and Girls at Rock Hill High School.
Coach Livingston graduated from Tarleton State University with my Bachelors of Science. She currently teaches Biology when she is not coaching wrestling.
Coach Livingston's wrestling journey began in high school where she was a 2 time district champ, regional runner up, and two time state qualifier. She also was a part of a team that placed 3rd at state and were back to back regional championships.
In her short time as a coach she has coached 20 Regional Qualifiers
3 District Champions
1 State Qualifier
Her passions are biology and wrestling. In her free time she takes her dog, Elena, on adventures outdoors.
Coach Dave has given his time and talents as a wrestling coach for many years.
"We consider all club members, past and present, to be family. We try to foster great relationships with everyone one in the community. "
Now in his forth term as Secretary on the North Region Texas USAW board. Coach Dave has had the opportunity to support many young athletes on their wrestling journey.
Coach Dave continues to support and mentor several young adults from his first group of wrestlers.
Coach Dave is married to Amy who also serves on our Talons Executive Board, They have 6 children of which 4 wrestle.
Coach Dave's full time job is in Software Development but if you ask him, he'd rather be on a wrestling mat.
In his spare time Coach Dave like to go camping and backpacking. He says when he retires from work and his knees give out and he can not wrestle anymore, he's going to open a food truck.
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There are several elite coaches, many from D1 programs who volunteer their time to help the next generation of wrestlers.