ABOUT THE COACHES
Coach Eric Reil
Coach Reil has over 20 years' experience coaching successful basketball programs at both the High School and Division II Collegiate levels. He is in his 15th year coaching at Hebron High School; in addition to coaching, he is a Math Teacher. He's a devoted fan of ALL sports, and in addition to the Hawks, loves the Denver Broncos, Nebraska Cornhuskers, and Kansas City Royals.
Eric is married to Anissa, and they have 3 daughters, Landry (12), and twins Leighton & Lily (8). On the weekends if not in the gym you will find us at the soccer fields, spending time at their church, playing dominoes with family, or attempting to see all 50 states before their girls graduate from high school.
Coach Garrett Anderson
Coach Anderson has been involved in basketball in some capacity for 16 years, both in coaching and player development. He started his sports career working with the Los Angeles Angels, before working with the Anaheim Arsenal of the NBA Development League. As a JV1 coach he amassed a record of 56-3 and two district championships in two seasons. Before his time at Hebron he was at Killian Middle School where he coached the Mustangs to a District Championship, 3 mid-season district championships and a district runner-up finish.
Before moving to Southern California to attend Biola University, he spent his early years on the lakes and in the forests of Washington State. He stays true to his hometown roots, as he is a die-hard fan of the Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Mariners and Washington Huskies.
He was an all-district basketball, golf and soccer player in high school, played on a traveling team in Australia and was part of Team Washington in the Junior Nationals Tournament.
Garrett is married to Jillian, a nurse at the Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery in Plano, and they have two daughters, Delaney (12) and Daphne (8). When he is not in the gym, you will find him with his girls on a golf course, at church or in California or Oklahoma, visiting family.
Coach Tyler Mitchem
Freshman A Coach
Tyler has been coaching for 6 years and is joining us from Creek Valley Middle School. Prior to coming to Creek Valley in 2019, Tyler was the varsity basketball assistant at Crandall High School. Coach Mitchem is married to his wife Danielle, and they have a daughter named Logan
Junior Varsity, Assistant Varsity
Coach Ian Spaight
Freshman A Coach
Coach Ian Spaight was born and raised in Carrollton, Texas. He attended Oklahoma Wesleyan University where he played basketball. Coach Spaight went on to be a graduate assistant at Oklahoma Wesleyan University where he coached for a total of 4 years. He graduated with a Master’s in Education in 2019. Coach Spaight began his teaching career in 2018 teaching PE in Oklahoma. He began coaching at Hebron in the summer of 2021 and teaches Human Growth Development and Counseling and Mental Health. Coach Spaight is a devoted fan of the Dallas Cowboys and the Dallas Mavericks. He married his high school sweetheart, Anna Claire, in 2017 and they moved back to Carrollton in 2020.
Coach Jereko Lovett
Freshman B Coach
Coach Lovett is entering his forth season with the Hebron Hawks. He comes from Plano ISD where he coached middle school and high school football and basketball for 8 years in total. He also coached for Lewisville HS for two years from 2012-2014. Coach Lovett received his Bachelors degree in Business from Missouri Southern State University where he also played football and was a four year starter at defensive end. He is currently teaching Outdoor Ed and Physical Education at the 9th grade campus. Coach Lovett and his wife Diane have two sons, Jonah and Jeremiah, and in his free time, Coach enjoys fishing and spending time with his family.