Coach Chad Trinkle begins his first year as head softball coach and continues his second year at Life School Oak Cliff. Chad has been an educator for 6 years and a coach for 5 years all in charter schools in North Texas. Chad is the husband of Valerie, a office administrator at Parker and Moore Orthodontist, and the father of one son and one daughter.
Chad currently resides in Waxahachie, Texas. He graduated from Elk City High School in Elk City, Oklahoma in 2002 and Southwestern Assemblies of God University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in Church Leadership, where he also played collegiate football. While in high school, Chad as a part of the State Championship football team as well as going to the state competition in both powerlifting and track (shotput and discus – both indoor and outdoor) multiple years.
Coach Trinkle was the head football coach for 3 years at Advantage Academy in Waxahachie and defensive coordinator for 1 year prior to being promoted to head coach at Advantage Academy in Waxahachie. While at Advantage Academy in Waxahachie, Chad started the varsity softball team where they made it to the playoffs the first year of UIL eligibility.
Lion Nation please welcome Head Coach Chad Trinkle we are excited about the future of our softball program under his leadership.