Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
Doug Bull is starting his 13th year as Deer Park's District Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. He brings with him 20 years of strength and conditioning experience ranging from Jr. High School to Division I athletics. Including coaching stops at Northern State, Fort Hays State, Illinois State, and The United States Naval Academy.
He left the college coaching ranks to come to Texas where he would have opportunity to help a greater number of young people reach their athletic goals. Since arriving at Deer Park he has helped to change the culture of the District in regards to strength and conditioning, where his are currently responsible for the training of over 950 high school athletes.
Five years ago he started a Summer Training Program for the Jr. High athletes and this past year revamped the Jr. High training programs to help ensure the development of proper movement patterns by all of our Deer Park athletes which will lead to the prevention of injuries and an increase in athletic success.
He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology and a Master's Degree in Exercise Science. He is certified as a specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and a Level 1 Coach through the United States Weightlifting Association. He has been nationally recognized for the work he has done to promote training secondary athletes and has served as a consultant in the creation of over a dozen full time strength positions nationwide, as well as a consultant on programing for both the high school and jr. high levels.
Coach Bull is a native of Clay Center, KS. He and his wife Amy have two children Hayden and Haylee.
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
Coach Troy Ramsey begins his first year at Deer Park ISD as an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach.
Prior to his arrival at Deer Park, he served as the strength and conditioning coach for the University of Pittsburg’s baseball team. Before arriving in Pittsburg, he performed two stints with the University of Arizona working primarily with football. In between those stints, he served as the Strength and Conditioning coach for Strake Jesuit High School, in Houston, TX.
Prior to his arrival at Arizona, Ramsey worked at the University of Colorado. With the Buffaloes, he was an assistant strength coach with the football program, serving under Malcolm Blacken, and directed the women's soccer, men's golf and women's tennis programs.
Previously serving seven seasons at the University of North Texas, he began his time with the Mean Green as a student assistant in 2005 before becoming a graduate assistant in 2007 and a full-time assistant coach in 2008. At UNT, he was the first assistant strength coach for football from 2006-10 and was the men's basketball first assistant strength coach from 2011-12, assisting Chris Seroka. He was also the strength director for soccer, softball, and tennis.
Ramsey was a linebackers and strength coach at Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas in 2004. He also played linebacker and safety at Tyler Junior College from 2002-03, where he was a two-time letter winner under Coach Dale Carr. In 2003, he was also named to the academic all-conference and academic all-region teams, and he was a member of the squad that won the Heart of Texas Bowl.
Ramsey graduated from North Texas in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in health and from the U.S. Sports Academy in 2009 with a master's degree in sports studies. A 2002 graduate of Mineral Wells (Texas) High School, he lettered in football and power lifting.
He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and is U.S. Weightlifting certified (USAW).