15 Houston-area high school football coaches making over $100K

Houston high school football coachesGary Joseph is the highest paid high school football coach in the Houston-area. YouTube.com photo.

We all know that the salaries of high school football coaches are on the rise around the country, and now comes a report from the Houston Chronicle that shows fifteen high school football coaches in the Houston-area are making six-figures.

Katy High School head coach Gary Joseph, who was the 2015 High School Football America/NHSCA Coach of the Year, sits at the top of the list with a salary of $132,011.  Joseph has led Katy to four state championships, including last year’s Class 6A Division II title and a #3 ranking in the final High School Football America National Top 25.  His overall record is 168-14.

Joseph isn’t the only head coach in the Katy Independent School District making more than $100K.  All seven Katy coaches make over 100-grand, with the top five highest paid coaches in the Houston-area coming out of the Katy ISD, according to the report.

The Houston Chronicle report indicates that of the 62 head coaches that it profiled, averaged $93,000.  Below are the coaches that are making over $100,000.

Gary Joseph, Katy HS – $132,011

Donald Clayton, Katy Cinco Ranch HS – $127,011

Charles Meadows, Katy Morton Ranch HS – $121,011

Anthony Tademy, Katy Tompkins HS – $114,957

Lydell Wilson, Katy Seven Lakes HS – $113,602

Richard Carson, College Park HS – $111,418

Mark Schmid, The Woodlands – $110,317

Hiram Walker, Conroe HS – $111,418

Bill Barron, Elsik HS – $110,212.55

James Rabe, Katy Mayde Creek HS – $107,850

Dereck Rush, Oak Ridge HS – $107,773

Steven Svendsen, Caney Creek – $105,400

William Herrmann, Katy Taylor HS – $105,351

Dennis Brantley, Elkins HS – $103,104

Daniel Schreiber, Stephen F. Austin – $101,922

Related: High School Football America’s Coaches Job Board

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.