Coach Jackson - 2016 Southwest Region Coach of the Year

Assistant Coaches:

Brent Holtrop (CHS Class of 2007)

and Shayne Patterson

Coach Jackson is currently in his fifth year as Head Coach of the Centennial High School Teams. He started wrestling when he was 7 years old for the Carrollton Stars wrestling club after getting a  flyer at school advertising their program.                                                                              
Jackson excelled in youth wrestling winning eight consecutive state titles. He continued his success in high school taking 2nd place as a freshman at the UIL State Wrestling Tournament going 39-3 for the season at Hebron High School. Jackson did not lose for the remainder of his high school career going 44-0 as a sophomore and winning the state title, and 28-0 as a junior and winning the state title. Unfortunately he did not wrestle as a senior due to a shoulder injury sustained in football. He finished his high school career with a record of 111-3. He was ranked the #2 152lb recruit in the country in 2004 (W.I.N. Magazine) behind future NCAA champion and teammate Jarrod King.

After high school Coach Jackson wrestled for the University of Oklahoma under Jack Spates from 2004-2008.  Jackson wrestled in multiple tournaments for the Sooners and was a part of the Sooners elite teams that finished 3rd in 2005, 3rd in 2006 in the NCAA tournament.
Coach Jackson has always coached in some capacity with youth or high school since 2009. He lives in Frisco with his wife, Michelle and daughter, Addie Sue.

Assistant Coach Cody Johnston

Head Coach Jacob Jackson