Pitts to Be Assistant Director of Athletics; New Pearce Football Coach Named 6/23/16
Kevin Pitts has been named the new Assistant Athletic Director for RISD. The Head Athletic Trainer at Pearce High School since 2007, Pitts’ past experience includes director of football operations at The University of Tulsa and a stint at The University of Arkansas, where he served as Compliance and Development Assistant.
Pitts holds a master’s degree in health science and a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, both from The University of Arkansas. Pitts also is a Licensed Athletic Trainer (LAT) and a Registered Athletic Administrator (RAA).
David Collins has been named Head Football Coach/Area Athletic Coordinator at Pearce High School.
Collins joins RISD from Longview’s Pine Tree ISD, where he served as head coach and athletic director.
Prior to his role in Longview, he was the assistant head coach and offensive coordinator at Lake Travis High School, where he was part of the 4A Division 1 state championship team in 2011. Collins holds a master’s degree in education administration from Lamar University and a bachelor’s degree from Sterling College.
Both Pitts and Collins will begin transitioning to their new duties immediately.