Degrees and Certifications:
Campus: Skyline High School
Sport: Campus Coordinator/Head Football
Collegiate Alma Mater: Northwood University, BA
Herman Johnson enters his 1st season as Athletic Coordinator and Head Football Coach at Skyline.
Johnson began his coaching career at Franklin D. Roosevelt High School where he served as the head baseball coach and special teams coach then offensive coordinator in football.Â During his five years at RHS, he was instrumental in leading the team to the playoffs three consecutive years.Â After Roosevelt, Johnson headed to Flower Mound Marcus for two years where he coached the number one wide receiver, Robert Timmons.
In 2002, Johnson returned to Dallas ISD, where his journey with Reginald Samples and the Skyline Raider football team went to the next level. During this twelve year span, Skyline produced great athletes where three hundred twenty athletes received football scholarships as a result. As the offensive coordinator, Johnson coached eight players who went on to play Division I football. The team made twelve consecutive playoff appearances, won six consecutive district titles, twenty-three playoff wins, and made three semi-final appearances.
Johnson took his coaching talents to Duncanville High School, under Samples. During Johnsonâ€™s tenure at Duncanville, the team won its first outright district championship. The program went from a 2-8 record to an 11-3 record and state quarterfinalist. They also had twenty-four student athletes receive football scholarships.
In March 2018, Johnson was named as the Athletic Coordinator and Head Football Coach at Skyline.Â Johnson is working hard to get Skyline and their student-athletes back on the map. Â He believes that sports prepare people for life, building character and confidence while reaching accomplishments as a team. He has a passion for coaching, growing young men, and exposing them to opportunities through athletics.
Johnson originates from Bay City, Texas. He graduated from Skyline High School in 1987, where he played football and baseball. He attended Texarkana Junior College, Louisiana Monroe University, and graduated from Northwood University with a business degree. He was drafted to play pro-baseball with the Atlanta Braves. Johnson and his wife, Tiffany have two children, Sydney (13) and Riley (7).