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Head Coach & Athletic Director Paul Brown


Brown has led the Rebels for the past 28 years. During his tenure here, Hill College has had 9 individual national champions (8 in bull riding and one in calf roping) and 8 individual reserve national champions. His teams have accumulated 19 regional team championships, 10 reserve regional team championships and finished in the Top 10 national team standings 15 times.

Brown began his coaching career at Frank Phillips College in Borger, Texas, in 1988. He was there for two years until taking over the position at Hill College. Prior to his coaching career, Brown worked as an assistant county agent for the Texas Agricultural Extension in Eastland County and as a research assistant in Stephenville and College Station.

Brown received his bachelor's (cum laude) and master's degree from Tarleton State University. While working on his bachelor's degree, he competed for Tarleton's rodeo team from 1980-84.

Brown grew up in Cushing, a small East Texas town. He and his wife Traci have six children: Randa, working for Department of Family Protective Services; Tomile, a radiation therapist at Scott & White Hospital, Temple; son-in-law Cody Rostockyj, a professional bull rider; Jake, a professional bareback rider and Hill College rodeo assistant coach; and Saige, a sixth grader at Hillsboro ISD.

Assistant Coach Lucas Butler