Ric Lambert, Boys Athletic Coach
Education: North Central Texas College A.A.S., University of Science Arts Oklahoma B.S. Physical Education, Minor in Liberal Arts
Coaching: 8th Grade Football, 7th Grade Basketball, Powerlifting, Track and Field, Soccer
Oklahoma-born and West Texas-raised Coach Lambert has over 15 years of coaching experience. He has been married to his beautiful wife, Andrea Lambert, for over 27 years. Together they share 3 incredible children. Austin is 24, Tyler is 22, and his daughter Delaney is 12. All 3 attended or are currently enrolled, at James Tippit Middle School, sending 2 through Eastview High. Coach Lambert is an avid cyclist, outdoorsman, martial artist, and country music fan. When he’s not traveling with his family, he enjoys riding his motorcycle and living life to the fullest.
David Spinelli, Boy's Athletics and Media Publication
Education: University of California, Davis
Coaching: 8th Grade Football, 7th Grade Basketball, Track and Field
Coach Spinelli grew up in Northern California. He attended UC Davis graduating way back in 1985 with a B.S. in Oceanography. While at UC Davis he played football and lacrosse. After spending time researching sharks, he decided to attend flight school. While in flight school he met his wife Robin. They have two children and now two grandchildren. Before moving to Texas Coach Spinelli worked in aviation for 13 years and worked for the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office for 21 years as the manager of information technology. With over 15 years of coaching in various sports, he makes a great addition to our Boys' Athletics program.
Rob Polhert, Boy's Athletics and PLP
Education: Texas State University- San Marcos
Coaching: 7th Grade Football, 8th Grade Basketball, Track and Field
Coach Polhert grew up in the Round Rock area where he discovered his lifelong love for sports and coaching. He has been coaching for the last 2 years and this is his first year joining our athletic staff at Tippit. He recently graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor's in Exercise and Sports Science. His goal is to create a positive environment for everyone involved and to make sure every athlete builds skill and confidence in all areas of athletics. In his free time, Coach Polhert likes to go on hikes with his dog, play basketball, and support the San Antonio Spurs.