BP & Practice Ideas to Make a Team Better - David Denny, Barbers Hill HSby Texas High School Coaches Association
BP & Practice Ideas to Make a Team Better - David Denny, Barbers Hill HS
Denny is beginning his 32nd year in coaching. After coaching at The University of Houston and Stephen F. Austin State University, he spent 12 years at Kingwood H.S. For the last 11 years, he has been the head baseball coach at Barbers Hill H.S. In 22 years as a Head Coach, his teams have competed in 21 state playoffs, won eleven district titles and he has 510 wins. Denny’s teams have played in five regional finals, made three trips to Round Rock, and won the State Championship in 2005 and 2021. In 2004, Denny was awarded the Ray Knoblauch Award by the Houston Athletic Committee and, in 2005, was named the 5A Coach of the Year by the Texas Sportswriter’s Association. In 2018 he coached the 5A-6A South Team in the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All Star Game. He was an assistant for two State Cross Country Championship teams and presently teaches U.S. History at Barbers Hill.
As a player Denny was, All SWC and All American at the University of Texas where he helped the Longhorns win four SWC Championships and made four trips to Omaha, winning the National Championship in 1983. Drafted three times he played in the Philadelphia Phillies minor league system.
Also coaching at Barbers Hill and playing a big part in the Eagle’s success are assistant coaches Darren Seymour, Chris Cauley, Josh Presnall and Noel Garcia.