Head Coach & SHS Athletic Coordinator
B.S. Education University of New Mexico
30 years High School Experience (Football, Basketball & Track) 12 years in New Mexico & 18 years in Texas.
Varsity Defensive Coordinator
University of Texas at El Paso
Football 29 years & Track 10 years
Married for 29 years & have a 23 year old daughter
Varsity Special Teams Coordinator
A.A.S El Paso Community College
B.S. University of Phoenix
M.S. University of Phoenix
17 years coaching Football, Basketball, Track
Children: Destiny (Socorro 2023), Berenice (Socorro 2024), Santiago (Socorro 2028)
Jose Luis Giron Jr.
1st Assistance /( Varsity & JV ) Tight Ends & Outside Line Backers
High School -Socorro High School 1994
Bachelor’s Degree- Multiple Disciplinary, UTEP 2006
Master’s Degree - Education, UTEP 2012
14 years coaching Football, Basketball, Track & Baseball
I have been married for 20 years to my beautiful wife Socorro R. Giron and a father of three wonderful children Itzel A., Idalia A. & Joaquin G. As a proud alumnus my mission is to leave our world with an imprint of young men of servitude, positive member of change in our community and to realize their potential.
Gilbert MenaEducationGilbert Mena Jr. EP Burges High School class of 2000. BS from UTEP 2012. 5th year teaching,Coaching Experience:7th year coaching. Coached at Montwood Middle School and Socorro High School.William Trujillo Jr.Education:Socorro High School Graduate: Class of 2009Bachelors of Science in Biology from The University of Texas at AustinGraduate of the UTeach ProgramHook ‘Em \m/Coaching Experience:Socorro High School Freshmen Girls Basketball 2014-2016Socorro High School Freshmen Football Coach 2016-CurrentFamily/Personal:I am 26 years old. In a relationship with Suzie Calvillo and Father of Jacob and Genesis who is a newborn. A strong believer that hard work, dedication, and attitude are the keys to success.Success comes only to those who are prepared when the opportunity presents itself.A Coach is someone who tells you what you don’t want to hear, who has you see what you don’t want to see, so you can be who you have always known you could be.
Freshmen Offensive Coordinator / QB & RB Varsity
High School - Maxine L. Silva Magnet High School, 2004
Bachelor’s Degree - English and American Literature, UTEP, 2008
Master’s Degree- Educational Leadership/Administration, UTEP, 2015
Socorro High School Football 2019- Present
Proud to share my life with my best friend and 2020 SISD Secondary Teacher of the Year Crystal Avila along with sharing the passion of raising our 2nd grade daughter and Butler Elementary Coyote Scholar Izabella.
“Adversity introduces a man to himself “ - Einstein
Felipe R. Castañeda
Freshmen Special Teams Coordinator
Parkland High School, Class of 1996
Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from the University of Texas at El Paso- 2000
Masters of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from University of Texas at El Paso- 2005
1st Year O/D line, Special Teams coordinator for Freshman/Developmental Team
I have been married for 12 years to my beautiful wife Kayla and have 2 awesome daughters named Madeline and Isabella. In my previous life I worked as a chemist and as a research associate before becoming a teacher at Socorro High. I also played many years of semi-pro football with several local teams, including the El Paso Brawlers. My mission is to help build up and motivate young men to become productive members of society.
Last Modified on July 29, 2020