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Director of Athletics

Justin Maness, Director of Athletics

Phone: 972-843-6210


Degrees and Certifications:

High School: Roxton
Associates: Paris Junior College
Bachelors: Texas A&M-Commerce

Mr. Justin Maness

Justin Maness is originally from Roxton, Texas where he graduated in 1994. He attended Paris Junior College where he received his Associates Degree in 1996. He completed his B.S. at Texas A&M-Commerce in 1999.

After completing his degree, he began working at Roxton ISD where he taught Science and coached Girls volleyball and basketball for 4 years. While at Roxton, he had success in both sports competing in Area playoffs for volleyball and State Semis in basketball. In 2003, he had the opportunity of moving to the collegiate coaching ranks as a volleyball assistant at Clarendon College for two years. At Clarendon, he assisted in the team's best season record and first playoff appearance. In 2005, he took the assistants job at Southwestern Oklahoma State University where he helped establish the program's first ever volleyball program. While at SWOSU, he received his Master of Education. In 2006, he began his first collegiate Head Coaching job at Paris Junior College. There he established the very first volleyball program and remained for 11 seasons. In addition to coaching, he also taught Kinesiology classes. While at PJC, he had several top 20 rankings and collected over 200 wins.

In 2016, he began coaching volleyball and teaching Special Education at Sulphur Springs High School. At Sulphur Springs, his volleyball teams had a record of 87-38 and the school's first ever 5A District Championship. In 2018, he began coaching volleyball and teaching Special Education at Community High School. In his two years as Head Coach at Community, his teams amassed a record of 56-14 with an Area Finalist and Regional Quarter-finalist honors.

He is married to Brittany Maness, who is the Jr High Girl's Coordinator at Edge Middle School, and has a son, Jake, who is 4. He and his wife are also foster parents, which make them parents to many more.