Austin Shields joined the Pirate staff in the Fall of 2011.
He is a 2010 graduate of Midwestern State University where he played football for the Mustangs, earning a B.S. in Kinesiology.
He was a two-year letter winner in football at Wylie HS, playing OLB and D-Line. During this time he received All State Honors. During College he received All Conference honors and was part of the 2009 Lone Star Conference championship team.
Coach Shields works in the Special Education department and teaches career preparation courses.
He has been married to Tiffany for 6 years and together they have two beautiful girls Mayson(5) and Berkley Grace(1).