Clifton Ellis

Head Coach, Men’s Basketball


Department

Kinesiology

Additional Title

Dr. Clifton Ellis, PhD.

Courses Taught
  • STSK 0305, Master Student for Texas Success Initiative (TSI)
  • KINE 1116, Kinesiology Basketball I & II
Education
  • Concordia University Chicago, Doctor of Philosophy, Sports Leadership & Administration, 2022.
  • Texas A&M University San Antonio, Masters of Education, Education Administration, 2010.
  • Texas State University, Bachelor of Arts, Exercise Science/Education and Minor in History, 2000.
Teaching Experience
  • Temple College, Head Men’s Basketball Coach. Faculty Physical Education and Liberal Arts, 2020-Present.
  • Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD, Teacher/Coach, Boys Basketball & Social Studies, 2012-2020.
  • Judson ISD, Teacher/Coach, Boys Basketball & Social Studies, 2001-2012.
  • South San ISD, Teacher/Coach, Boys Basketball & Social Studies, 2000-2001.
Professional Experience
  • Temple College, Head Men’s Basketball Coach. Faculty Physical Education and Liberal Arts, 2020-Present.
  • Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD, Teacher/Coach, Boys Basketball & Social Studies, 2012-2020.
  • Judson ISD, Teacher/Coach, Boys Basketball & Social Studies, 2001-2012.
  • South San ISD, Teacher/Coach, Boys Basketball & Social Studies, 2000-2001.
  • The Basketball Embassy Non-Profit Organization, North America Regional Coaching Liaison and Coaches Council, 2015-Present.
Professional Presentations
  • Keys to Player Development, Laredo Coaching Clinic, Spring 2008.
  • Wagner Basketball, South Padre Island Basketball Clinic, Spring 2009.
  • Keys for Coaching Success, Texas High School Coaches Association, Summer 2010.
  • Finding the Tempo of the Season, South Padre Island Basketball Clinic, Spring 2014.
  • Questions to Evaluate Your Team, Texas High School Coaches Association, Summer 2015.
  • Starting a Program, Texas Military Institute Army of Run Clinic, Fall 2015.
  • Temple College Basketball Defensive Schemes, South Padre Island Basketball Clinic, Spring 2022.
Awards
  • San Antonio Express News Coach of the Year, 2009 and 2014.
  • News 4 San Antonio WOAI Coach of the Year, 2009.
  • Rio Grande Valley Coaches Association Coach of the Year, 2009.
  • National Federation of High School Coaches Association State Coach of the Year, 2016.