Meet our Athletic Coordinators...
Meet Coach Darnell, our Athletic Director for boys. Coach Darnell is in his 14th year coaching. After 4 years at Bush, 3 years at Clements, and 5 years at Ridge Point, he returned home to Clements last year. Coach Darnell is a graduate of Clements (c/o 97). He went on to Baylor University and there he earned a Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications as well as a Master's of Education in Sports Management. He believes, "Hard work pays off. Don't ever be outworked" as well as, in the words of the great Carrejo, "Work Hard, Play Hard, and Look Good Doing It!" We welcome the entire Darnell family including his wife, Carly, and their children, Micah (14), Marcus (14), and Maddox (13), and Champ the Dog.
Coach Laine Skelton, our girls' athletic director has been our head softball coach since 2012. She is a native Houstonian who graduated from Westside High School in 2006 and went on to play NCAA Division I softball at Houston Baptist University. She graduated from HBU with a bachelor’s degree in Pedagogy and Composite Social Studies in 2010 and was hired as an assistant softball coach at Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Texas. While at Bellaire, the varsity squad reached the 5A Regional Semi-Finals in both 2011 and 2012 softball seasons. After two years, she moved into the head softball coaching position here at Clements High School.
Coach Skelton is in her sixth season as the head softball coach at Clements High School. She teaches United States History and recently completed a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) in December 2016 from the University of Dallas’ online program.
Photo Cred: Meliezza Walker
Fundraising Wish List Items:
Football: Paint machine, new helmets
Soccer: Mule Goalie Trainer, Finishing new Trainer
Cross Country: Riding lawn mower
Tennis: 2-4 Lobster ball machines
Baseball/Softball: Large batting cages with lights
Softball: Larger stands, pressbox
General: TURF ON A GAME AND PRACTICE FIELD