Coach Avila is happy to begin his fourth year at Cedar Ridge. He is in his 20th year of coaching, with stints at Hempstead, Riviera, Everman, Seguin and Lehman. He is from Seminole, Texas and a graduate of Texas Tech University where he obtained a degree in Excercise Sport Sciences. Coach Avila will be coaching linebackers and freshman basketball. He is married to his wife Kathy and has a step-daughter, Sheridan, who will be a Senior at Hays High School this year. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family including his four dogs, traveling, and watching movies.