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In April 2018, Brad LaPlante was named Head Football Coach and District Athletic Director. LaPlante had served since 2014 as Hutto High School Assistant Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator. This is LaPlante’s 3rd head coaching stint. His 2 prior head coaching positions included stops at Northwest Mississippi CC and Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC).
LaPlante spent seven years as the head coach at RCTC, posting a 64-16 record with four state championships and one Division III national championship. He had the opportunity to coach a lot of talented players at RCTC, including some he recruited from Texas. During his tenure, he coached 114 all-division players, 35 all-region players and 18 All- Americans. He was Region XIII Coach of the Year in 2004, 2005 and 2010.
LaPlante was an All-State High School Player from Chatfield, MN and for RCTC (Junior College, Rochester, MN)in 1997 and 1998 earning all-conference, all-state and all-region honors. Both years, the Yellowjackets were state champs and earned bowl berths.
Number of years at Hutto: 4 years (2014-Present)
Number of years coaching: 19 years
2018-Present Head Football Coach/District Athletic Director-Hutto High School
2014-2018 Asst. Head Coach/OC-Hutto High School
2013 Head Football Coach-Northwest Mississippi CC
2012 Special Teams Coordinator/DL Coach-Manvel High School (Alvin ISD)
2011 Offensive Coordinator-Alvin High School
2004-2011 Head Football Coach/Men’s Athletic Director-RCTC
2003 Run Game Coordinator/OL Coach-New Caney High School
1999-2002 Offensive Line Coach-RCTC
College: Bachelor's degree from Winona State University and Master's degree from University of Minnesota
Family: Married to Christie, 2 children: Carson & Cashton
Hobbies: Golfing, fishing, working out, coaching my two sons and going to Schlitterbahn.
Biggest influence in my life: Coach Joel Swisher (My college Head football coach) and Gerald LaPlante (my father)
Favorite Quote: Mediocre people hate high achievers, and high achievers hate mediocre people. - Nick Saban