John Reese enters his third season an assistant on coach Billy Kennedy's Texas A&M basketball staff.
“John brings energy to our staff and has developed great relationships with our players," Aggie head coach Billy Kennedy said. "He knows the game and enjoyed tremendous success coaching and developing young men at Bryan High. His relationships with Texas high school coaches and AAU coaches are great assets to our program.”
Reese joins the Aggies after 15 years at Bryan (Texas) High School, the last 10 as head coach. In his decade at the helm, he led the Vikings to 246 wins, seven district championships and nine playoff appearances.
In 2011, Reese led the Vikings to a 20-13 record and spot in the area round of the state playoffs. He began his career at the school as an assistant before being named head coach in May 2001.
Reese, who has worked for the Bryan Independent School District for the last 18 years, graduated from Angelo State University with a degree in kinesiology and speech communications. He is a long-time member of the Texas High School Coaching Association and the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches. Reese and his wife, Celeste, have two sons, Jerron and J-Mychal.
THE REESE FILE
- Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
- Wife: Celeste
- Children: Jerron and J-Mychal
- Education: Angelo State (bachelor’s in business management, 1990)
- 2011-: Texas A&M (assistant coach)
- 2001-11: Bryan (Texas) High School (Head Coach)
- 1996-00: Bryan (Texas) High School (Assistant Coach)