Hill College


Head Coach & Athletic Director Paul Brown

Paul BrownBrown has led the Rebels for the past 24 years. During his tenure here, Hill College has had eight individual national champions (seven in bull riding and one in calf roping) and seven individual reserve national champions. His teams have accumulated 19 regional team championships, nine reserve regional team championships and finished in the Top 10 national team standings 14 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 five children: Randa, working for CPS in McLennan County; Tomile, a radiation therapist at Southwestern Medical in Dallas; son-in-law Cody Rostockyj, a professional bull rider; Jake, a professional bareback rider and assistant rodeo coach; and Sage, a fourth grader at Hillsboro Intermediate School.

Assistant Coach Cole Hatfield