Tuesday, July 14, 2015

MCH athletics promotes Matt Rodgers, adds Jayson Mitchell to staff

Matt Rodgers has been promoted and will serve as the new athletic director of the MCH athletics department. Rodgers graduated from Baylor University with a bachelor’s degree in speech communication in 2007 and worked for the Baylor men's basketball team as a student coach during those four years. He returned to Baylor in 2010 to begin the sports management program and worked as a graduate assistant for the men's basketball team. During this time Rodgers was also an assistant coach for the Waco Live Oak football team. Rodgers graduated from Baylor University with a Master of Science in Education with an emphasis in sports management in 2012 and came to MCH in June 2012 as the boys athletic coordinator. Rodgers worked in his role as an athletic coordinator from 2012-2014 and coached the boys JV and varsity football team. He was promoted to associate athletic director in July 2014.

Jayson Mitchell is the new associate athletic director for the athletics department. Mitchell attended Texas Tech University where he played on the basketball team and graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2001. He went on to play professional basketball in the Canadian Basketball league for the Niagara Gamblers. He finished his basketball career in 2005 and returned to Texas and served as a case manager for at risk youth at  TYC and Mexia State Supported Living Center. Jayson had the opportunity to work with students and was hired as a 7th grade Texas history teacher at Tennyson Middle School in 2012 where he also served as the 7th grade basketball coach from 2012-2015. 

Please join us in congratulating Matt Rodgers and welcoming Jayson Mitchell!

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