Lone Star Gridiron

Corsicana Picks Castles As New Head Coach

Phil Castles has been named the new Head Coach at Corsicana. Castles has previously been the Head Coach at Tyler Chapel Hill and Elysian Fields and was an assistant coach under Tom Wilson in Corsicana for the 1998 season. He was also an assistant at Texarkana Texas High.

Coach Castles first head coaching job was at Elysian Fields from 2002-04 where he finished 28-9 and won two district titles. After that, he went to Tyler Chapel Hill and coached the Bulldogs to a 24-22 record over the last 4 seasons including making the playoffs the last 3 years. Before Castles arrived at Tyler Chapel Hill, they had missed the playoffs seven out of eight years.

Castles replaces Dave Henigan, who was 35-21 in five seasons as the Tigers coach. Henigan resigned and is now the head coach at Grapevine.

Corsicana was 5-5 in 2008, and missed the playoffs.

By: Michael Wright
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