Coaching People Not Players/Boswell Hoops Attack Offense - Brian Blackburnby THSCA
"Keep the Main Thing, the Main Thing" - Coaching People Not Players/Boswell Hoops Attack Offense (Brian Blackburn, Boswell HS)
2020 THSCA Overtime Coaches Clinic - Spring/Winter Sports
Blackburn walked on the Texas A&M University Men’s Basketball team as a sophomore, where he became a threeyear varsity letterman in 2004-2007. He had the privilege to be a member of their 2007 Sweet 16 team. Blackburn’s collegiate success added to his previous high school accolades, where he was a member of the 2003 La Vernia All-State 3A Basketball team and a high school letterman in cross-country, track, and basketball.
Coach Blackburn is an alumnus of Texas A&M University. There, he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. In 2010, he obtained his Master of Education in Educational Administration from Lamar University. Additionally, Coach Blackburn is a member of the Texas High School Coaches Association, Texas High School Basketball Coaches Association,
and the West Texas Basketball Association. Blackburn has previously served as the Director of West Texas Basketball Coaches Association and was a member of the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Committee. Coach Blackburn was awarded the All West Texas Coach of the Year in 2014 and 2016-2018. He also received the TABC Don Coleman Outstanding Coach
Award in 2016.
Before coming to Boswell, Blackburn served as the Head Basketball coach for Wall High School in Wall, TX. Under his leadership, the Hawks were fivetime District Champions, Co-District Champions once, and competed three times in the regional basketball tournament with a cumulative overall record of 153-45 and a district record of 61-3 during his tenure there. In 2012, Coach Blackburn was a member of the coaching staff that led the Nationally Ranked #1 Marcus High School boys basketball team to their 2012 5A State Championship win. Previous other coaching positions include stops at Whitewright High School and Bryan High School.
Brian and his wife, Lindsey have been married for eight years and are blessed with four children Nora, Hatty, Bowen, and Zoe. The Blackburn family enjoys going to parks, cooking, playing games, and reading together.