Killeen High Welcomes New Athletic Coordinator

Killeen High Welcomes New Athletic Coordinator
06/09/2022
By: Taina Maya
Killeen ISD welcomes Josh Sadler as the Athletic Coordinator and Head Football Coach of Killeen High School. Sadler is currently the Associate Athletic Director, Middle School Athletic Coordinator and Offensive Coordinator at Temple High School. Coach Sadler was an integral part of the coaching staff that helped the Wildcats earn back-to-back District 12-6A Football Championships and go to the playoffs after moving up divisions.
 
As the Middle School Athletic Coordinator, Sadler has increased the number of students actively participating in various sports and believes in establishing a strong campus culture.
 
Throughout his 20-year coaching career, Sadler has educated and coached students at Liberty High School in Liberty and C.E. King High School in Sheldon, Texas remaining true to his strong Texas roots. 
 
Fans can expect to see an up-tempo pace from the Roos this fall as Sadler will focus on the physicality of athletes. “I look forward to building on traditions that have been established at Killeen High School and getting the Roo Pride and spirit roaring in Leo Buckley Stadium,” Sadler said.
 
Killeen High Principal Dr. Kara Trevino said, “We are excited to welcome Coach Sadler, Jessica, and Gunnar to Killeen High School! Coach Sadler’s experiences and successes over the last 20 years of helping grow student-athletes into leaders on the field and in the classroom will add to the long-standing traditions and successes of Killeen High. I know he is really looking forward to building relationships with our staff, students, and parents and becoming the newest member of the Killeen High School family.”
 
Sadler earned his Bachelor of Science from Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas.
 
Killeen High School will compete in the new District 4-5A Division I in football with Ellison and Shoemaker, along with Lake Belton, Waco, Cleburne, Grandbury, Midlothian and Red Oak.
 
In most other sports, Killeen High School is part of District 22-5A with Chaparral, Ellison, Shoemaker, Belton, Lake Belton, Waco and Waco University.
 
The fighting Kangaroos will take on Chaparral High School at Searles Stadium on August 26, 2022.
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