Coach Herrera enters her 8th year as the Lady Panthers Head Volleyball Coach. Under her leadership, Permian played in the state playoffs three of the last four years. For 15 years now, she has taught English and assisted in volleyball, basketball, and softball at Permian. She is a 2000 graduate of Greenwood HS, where she lettered in volleyball, basketball, softball, and track. She attended Howard College on a softball scholarship. Coach Herrera then transferred to Texas Tech, where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise and Sports Sciences with an English minor.
Varsity assistant coach Wills has taught math and coached volleyball for 36 years. He graduated from Texas Tech and the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. Coach Wills is married to wife Lisa and they have two children – Andy and Sara and grandson – Austin.
Coach Weatherly is entering her 3rd year coaching and teaching at Permian. Coach Weatherly coaches JV Volleyball and Track and teaches Biology. This will be her eighth overall year teaching and coaching. Coach Weatherly received her bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University, where she graduated in 2012. Coach Weatherly and her husband will also be expecting their first child at the end of the season in October!
Coach Tindol will be entering her fourth year coaching and her first year as a Permian coach. Tindol is a graduate of U.T. Permian Basin, where she received a Bachelor’s degree in History. She’s coming to us from Bonham where she was the Girls Athletic Coordinator and coached volleyball, basketball, and track. She also taught Texas History for 2 years and AVID for 2 years. This year she will be a Special Education Inclusion teacher.
Coach Kelsey Byrd is in her first year at Permian as the JV White Coach, and Physical Education teacher. She is a Permian graduate and lettered in Soccer. Coach Byrd attended the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, where she received a Bachelors in Psychology with a minor in Kinesiology.