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Girls Athletics

 
Athletic Mission Statement
 
It is our mission to build strong relationships and cultivate confidence and skills of all our student-athletes academically, socially, emotionally, athletically, and spiritually. We will embrace the ideals of commitment, perseverance, and selflessness. We will serve our community as a positive, powerful, and productive force for our district, and families.
 
 
Tiffany Maher
Girls Athletic Coordinator
Head Girls Basketball Coach
Head Track & Field Coach
 
Coach Tiffany Maher joins Manor New Tech High School as the Girls’ Athletic Coordinator for our mighty Lady Titan Athletic program. It is her mission to mold this program into one that will support Manor New Tech’s overall vision for our scholars. She strives to build a program in which our scholar-athletes are challenged in ways that push them to become strong, confident, persistent, and successful young women. Our program will work to build these young ladies into the greatest possible version of themselves!

Coach Maher has long been an avid believer in the power of sports in the lives of our youth. To some, it is simply a hobby to keep them focused.  To others, it may be the difference between graduation from high school and post-secondary success or life-long poverty. Sports has the power to force someone to pull themselves out of situations that they may not have the strength to face otherwise. As a former athlete, she can personally attest to the power of sports in her own life, and promises, that understanding does not ever leave her as she works to mold these young ladies.

Coach Maher comes from Miles, a small west Texas town. She is a single mom to 3 beautiful children, Allieanna 12, Colten 10, and Bransen, 5. They all attend school within the New Tech fam, and are loving Austin, even though it has taken some getting used to, for sure. She has played and coached almost every sport, but basketball is what gets her excited to come to work every day. Coach Maher is in her 8th year of coaching and teaching, and is amazed at how every single day manages to bring new surprises. She is extremely grateful to have the honor of leading the Lady Titans through our inaugural year and hopes for many more to come!
 
 
 
 
Jeffrey Coward
Head Volleyball Coach
Head Girls Soccer

Coach Jeffrey Coward's two favorite sports are soccer and volleyball and now at Manor New Tech he will get to lead starter programs in both!

Coach Coward is proud of his non-profit KnockOut Volleyball which spends all its energy and resources on bringing volleyball to kids that don’t have access to the game. Volleyball is the greatest team sport in the world and offers life lessons that anyone at this level will keep with them for the rest of their lives. He takes great pride in seeing what his players have gone on to achieve in their adult lives, and take special notice of how many of them have gone on to coach volleyball.

Club volleyball has become so expensive that many kids are left out of the equation and he wants KnockOut Volleyball to be the organization that changes how the system works allowing everyone access to the game. Coach Coward is starting his 28th year as a coach, and his 18th as a Head Volleyball Coach. He ended the '17 campaign with a 392-283 career record as a varsity coach. His top team was the ’04 Dripping Springs squad that spent most of that season ranked number one in the state and lost in Regional Finals to Boerne in game five. Coach says, “That team in Drip was tough. Seven of their 32 wins came in situations where they had lost the first two games and had to win three in a row. They never quit." As great as that team was he still looks back at that first team of his with the most fondness. There wasn’t a single player in the program at Hudson Catholic (in ’94) that had ever seen let alone played in a volleyball match when they started the program. Three years later those same kids were in the playoffs it was an amazing feeling.

Now his next challenge is creating a great soccer program. Coach Coward loves soccer and has assisted it for much of his career. He is thrilled to have the first opportunity to create a championship program from the ground up!
 
 
 
 
Perri Sweed
Volleyball
Basketball
Track & Field
 
Coach Sweed is currently in her first year teaching Government and Psychology at Manor New Tech High School. She has been coaching basketball for 6 years with her AAU team and for the past two years at River City Christian School. This will be her first year coaching volleyball and track. Coach Sweed grew up traveling the world as a military brat, always switching from school to school throughout her 12 years. She attended Vicenza High School in Vicenza, IT and Robert G. Cole High School in San Antonio, TX for high school, graduated from St. John's University with her BS in Social Studies Education and the University of Texas at Austin with her M.Ed.
 
 
 
 
Jeffrey Tucker
Powerlifting
Track & Field
 
Coach Tucker is a native of Central Texas and graduated from Elgin High School in 1979. After 1 year of college at Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, he moved back to Austin to work in the private sector until 1987. Then, he enrolled at Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State) where he got his Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education in 1990 and Master’s Degree in Kinesiology in 1997. The following year, he enrolled in the Doctoral program at Texas A&M University for 1 year and moved back to the Austin area.

Coach Tucker has taught in Leander (7 yrs), Round Rock (1 yr), Austin (17 yrs), and he is excited to be teaching and coaching in the Manor ISD. He is certified All-Level physical education and will be teaching physical education at Manor Elementary and coaching girl’s track and field as well as powerlifting along with off-season strength and conditioning at Manor New Tech High School.

He has been married to Debbie since 1989 and they have 1 daughter, Jourdan, who is a senior at TAMU and will enter the teaching profession in 2019. GO LADY TITANS!!!
 
  
 
 
Juan Marshall
Softball
Track & Field
 
Juan Marshall was born in Louisville, KY, but moved to Killeen, TX when he was five years old. His father served 21 years in the US Army, and his mother taught school in Killeen for 30 years. Coach Marshall attended Ellison HS, where he graduated in 1988.
 
Coach Marshall attended the University of Texas at Austin, and graduated from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor with a degree in sociology. While at UMHB, he walked on with the Crusader basketball team, playing for two seasons before becoming a student assistant coach in 1994-95, when UMHB made its first-ever appearance in the NAIA national tournament. He then went to Eastern Kentucky University, earning a master’s degree in recreation and park administration.
 
After 7 years in sports media as a radio broadcaster and newspaper sports editor, Marshall returned to the coaching ranks in Killeen as a middle school coach. His high school career began in 2006 at Shoemaker HS as a freshman football and basketball coach, then moved to Hendrickson HS in Pflugerville, where he coached wide receivers, basketball and baseball. He took the head basketball job at Ozona HS in 2010 for a season, then came back to Central Texas at Jarrell, Thrall, and Austin Travis. In his career, Coach Marshall’s teams have won five district championships, made 14 playoff appearances, reached the regional semifinals three times, and had numerous regional qualifiers in powerlifting and track.

Coach Marshall has been married to his wife, Anna, for 22 years. They have a son and a daughter.
 
Juan.Marshall@manorisd.net
 
 
 
Mary Mobley
Softball
 

Coach Mobley holds an undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University in English and Secondary Education; and masters degree from Sam Houston State University in English Literature. She is a New Technology Certified Teacher and Certified Trainer, and has trained hundreds of teachers internationally in Project Based Learning. Ms. Mobley has published articles in professional journals, such as the GoTeach and Educational Horizons. Additionally, Ms. Mobley has presented at numerous education conferences, including Texas High School Project, Texas A&M STEM, New Technology Network Annual Training, and Harvard University's Achievement Gap. Ms. Mobley has taught 7th-12th grade English, Speech, Debate, and Theater Arts in traditional school settings. At Manor New Technology High School, she has taught 9th-12th integrated English and Social Studies in a co-teacher environment. She is also a dual-credit Composition I&II and British Literature adjunct professor at Austin Community College, as well as an adjunct instructor of Rhetoric through the University of Texas at Austin. Her innovation in Project Based Learning caught the attention of many national educators and education legislators and platforms. Her project, The Hunger Games, was highlighted by George Lucas Foundation's Eduphoria and has had more than 120,000 views. Manor, Texas became a major talking point in education after President Barak Obama gave a speech touting the incredible educational gains at Manor New Technology High School. 

 

Ms. Mobley is an assistant softball coach for the Lady Titans. She brings 12 years experience playing softball, including 3 years with an All-State placing high school team. Ms. Mobley was awarded a softball scholarship to university; but did not accept, instead she chose a music scholarship instead.

 

Mary.Mobley@manorisd.net 

 

 

 

Irmalynn Falcon

Head Girls Cross Country 

Track & Field

 

Irmalyn Falcón was born and raised in Puerto Rico and started competing in sports when she was 14. A year later she became a member of the Junior Track and Field National Team of Puerto Rico. In 1998  during the Caribbean Scholastic Invitational in Cayman Islands she established the Puerto Rican record (17:18) for the  5,000m Girls 18-19 .
During college, Falcon won the Cross Country MVP award four years in a row.  She also won gold, silver and bronze medals for her college while competing in the 1,500m, 3,000m, and 5,000m.
 
After receiving a B.A. in Theater she went on to receive a M.J. in Journalism from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.
After graduation Falcón moved to Milan, Italy and from there represented her country in 5K, 10K, half marathons (21K) and full marathons (42K). In 2004  she competed in the 13th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in New Delhi, India arriving in the 41st with a time of 1:21.58.  Later in 2008 and 2009 Falcón won the Full Marathon National Championship in Puerto Rico.
 
Prior to start working as a journalist and a publicist she went to Kenya, Africa in 2009 and was ranked in the 5 top positions during the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy Safaricom Marathon.
 
Coach Falcón arrived in Texas in 2015. Worked as a long  term substitute teacher until she became part of MNTHS in 2017. That year she was given the "Rookie Teacher of the Year" award. She works as a Spanish Teacher.
In collaboration with Mr. Adeboyejo, she was given the task in 2018 to coach the Girls Cross Country Team.
Coach Falcón still running for fun.  Is married to Alvin Rodríguez  and has two children, Angelyn, 12; and Serlina, 5. Her family resides in Pflugerville, TX.​

 

Irmalynn.Falconcepeda@manorisd.net 

 

 

 

Tayo Adeboyejo

Asst Girls Soccer

Cross Country
 
Tayo Adeboyejo will be starting his fourth year as an educator at Manor New Tech High School where he has taught science courses such as Biology, Medical Microbiology, and Food Science. He was born and raised in a Nigerian household in Cedar Hill, Texas (just outside of downtown Dallas). He also attended 3-time football state champs Cedar Hill High School and went on to study Biology and music at Texas State University in which he received his Bachelors of Science in Biology. Coach Adeboyejo is passionate about education, family, music, and cooking. He grew up in a family of athletes and played soccer for most of his early years. Most notably has a younger brother, Quincy Adeboyejo, who currently plays for the Baltimore Ravens. Coach Adeboyejo is excited to be starting his first year of coaching at MNTHS!
 
Adetayo.Adeboyejo@manorisd.net
 
 
 
Megan Dean
Cheerleading