Freshmen Football Coach/Varsity Baseball Coach
Cantu joined the Pirates staff in 2009.
He graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in History from Texas Tech University in 1999. Before heading to Tech, Cantu played baseball while attending Collin County Community College. He grew up in Rowlett and attended Lakeview Centennial HS, Garland, TX where he lettered in baseball.
With 19 years coaching experience in freshmen football and varsity baseball, Cantu began his career at Lubbock Estacado HS in 1999 before joining the staff of his high school alma mater in 2003. He coached at Sachse HS from 2005 until arriving in Wylie.
Cantu and wife Melinda have been married 14 years with four sons; Jaden (age 10) and twins Jax and Jace (age 8) and Jett 5.
PIRATE'S GOLD: “It’s not about how hard you can hit, it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!” – Rocky Balboa