Barry Norton is beginning his 18th year at Texas High as Athletic Director and Head Football Coach.

As Athletic Director, Coach Norton has established one of the top athletic programs in Texas. Under his leadership, the Tigers have won state championships in football, swim, baseball, and boys track. In addition, the tigers are perennial playoff contenders in both boys and girls sports.

As head football coach, Coach Norton has accumulated an overall record of 142-24-1. Included in this record is a State Championship, ten District Championships, and have advanced deep into the playoffs 13 years. He has now established himself as the all-time leader in playoff victories for Texas High School.

Coach Norton has been fortunate to have coached five players who have gone on to play in the NFL. Coach Norton has also coached and assisted over fifty players who have signed scholarships to further their education at the collegiate level.

Norton joined the Texas High Staff after coaching stops at West Orange Stark, Lufkin, Port Arthur Thomas Jefferson, Little Cypress-Mauriceville, Stephen F. Austin University, Redwater, and Pleasant Grove.

Coach Norton attributes his success to always having a dedicated and talented staff and hardworking student athletes.

Barry and his wife, Sheri, have been married twenty three years and have two children: Clete, a Junior at Texas A & M - College Station and Abby, a Senior at Texas High School.