Tyler Porter - Head Coach
Coach Porter is entering his 4thyear leading the Knights. He is a 1995 graduate of Elkins & 1999 graduate from TCU. Coach Porter was a member of the 1995 State Championship team. He previously coached & taught at Fort Worth Arlington Heights and McKinny Boyd prior to returning home to Elkins. Coach Porter teaches business. He is married to Jodi and father to Easton & Perry.
Jason Slanina - Varsity Assistant
Coach Slanina is entering his 4th year as varsity assistant at Elkins. He is a 1998 graduate of Elkins & 2003 graduate from Northwestern State University. Coach Slanina was a member of the 1998 State Runner-up Elkins baseball team and is a member of the Elkins Baseball Hall of Fame. Coach Slanina previously coached at Sharpstown High School from 2010-2012. Coach Slanina teaches in the CTE Department.
Leroy Truitt - Assistant Coach
Coach Truitt is entering his 4thyear as an assistant coach with the Knights. In addition to baseball, Coach Truitt is also the Varsity Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach with the football team. Coach Truitt is a 1998 graduate from the University of Houston who teaches English. He is married to Angela and father to Nina, Crystal, Kirby, and Kayla.
James Thomas II - Assistant Coach
Coach Thomas is entering his 3rd year as an assistant coach with the Knights. Coach Thomas also coaches football and teaches World Geography & World History. He is a 2010 graduate from the University of Texas-El Paso. He is married to Cherell and father to daughter Jael.