In his 18th year of coaching, Clint Schnell is excited to begin his second season as the head basketball coach of the Coppell Cowboys. In his first season, the Cowboys finished 23-13 winning the 6-6A District Championship and finished the year as an Area Finalist. Prior to returning to Coppell, Coach Schnell was the head coach at Arlington Martin High School for three seasons where he led the Warriors to a 66 and 35 overall record including a 6-3 playoff record. The Warriors made the Regional Tournament in 2016, earned a district championship in 2017 and were area finalists, and were regional quarterfinalists in 2018.
Clint served as an assistant basketball coach at Coppell High School for six seasons from 2009 to 2015 and also coached football and cross country during that time. Coach Schnell has also been an assistant coach at Frisco Liberty High School and prior to that, he worked his way up the coaching ranks as a middle school coach in both the Frisco and Richardson school districts while coaching football, basketball, and track.
Clint was born and raised in Spearman, Texas where he grew up working on his father’s farm and ranch. He played several sports growing up which is where his love for competition and coaching was established. He graduated from Spearman High School in 1994 and then graduated from Texas A&M University in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in English. Coach Schnell also earned his Masters of Administration degree from Lamar University in the fall of 2012.
Clint has been married to his wife Courtney for 18 years and has one son, Jack Brady, who turned ten in August. Coach Schnell’s family currently resides in Flower Mound, Texas.