Hill College


Head Coach & Athletic Director Paul Brown

Paul Brown

Brown has led the Rebels for the past 26 years. During his tenure here, Hill College has had eight individual national champions (seven in bull riding and one in calf roping) and nine individual reserve national champions. His teams have accumulated 20 regional team championships, ten reserve regional team championships and finished in the Top 10 national team standings 16 times.

Brown began his coaching career at Frank Phillips College in Borger, Texas, in 1988. He was there for two years until taking over the position at Hill College. Prior to his coaching career, Brown worked as an assistant county agent for the Texas Agricultural Extension in Eastland County and as a research assistant in Stephenville and College Station.

Brown received his bachelor's (cum laude) and master's degree from Tarleton State University. While working on his bachelor's degree, he competed for Tarleton's rodeo team from 1980-84.

Brown grew up in Cushing, a small East Texas town. He and his wife Traci have six children: Randa, working in merchandising; Tomile, a radiation therapist at Scott and White in Belton; son-in-law Cody Rostockyj, a professional bull rider; Jake, a professional bareback rider; daughter-in-law Nicole (Cox), rodeo production specialist; and Saige, a sixth grader at Hillsboro Junior High School.  Also two grandchildren, Collin Danger Rostockyj (4) and Zoey Jade Rostockyj (1).

Assistant Coach Lucas Butler