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Manor ISD Announces New Head Basketball Coach


John Smith


(June 27, 2022) - Manor ISD proudly announces John A. Smith as the new Manor High School/Manor Senior High School head basketball coach. Smith was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and graduated from Northwestern State University. Smith has coached three levels of basketball including, NCAA Division I, High School, and Texas Grassroots Basketball.

Smith is the former head basketball coach at Austin Northeast High School and brings a wealth of experience to our district. 


Smith’s Career Highlights include: 

2022 Class 5A Area Round (Austin Northeast High School) - Instantly turned a 9-win Northeast team from the previous season into 26 wins (+17 difference), including a playoff win over Pflugerville ISD

2019-2020 Class 5A State Finalist (San Antonio Wagner High School) - #2 state-ranked (35-5) record (State Tournament canceled due to Covid-19) 

2012-2013 Class 4A Regional Finals (Arlington Seguin High School) - Ranked #19 in the country and #1 in the state (33-5) record 

The entire starting lineup signed college scholarships! 

2009-2010 Class 5A Regional Finals (Temple High School) - Ranked #8 in the state (29-8) record 


College Basketball - NCAA Division 1: 

  •  2014-2018 University of The Incarnate Word
  •  2013-2014 Texas A&M University
  •  2003-2006 Northwestern State University