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Northeast Times | October 27, 2021

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Irving ISD – Billy Skinner Named MacArthur Athletic Coordinator/Head Football Coach

Irving ISD – Billy Skinner Named MacArthur Athletic Coordinator/Head Football Coach
Billy Skinner, who has coached for more than a decade, has been named athletic
coordinator and head football coach at MacArthur High School. He begins his new role
on March 24.
“I am honored and excited to join MacArthur High School and Irving ISD,” says Skinner.
“I am a student-centered coach and believe in building from the inside out. It is my
vision to develop the next generation of champion leaders, husbands, and fathers
through the program that we will run at MacArthur High School.”
Skinner has most recently served as defensive coordinator since 2016 at Lamar High
School in Arlington ISD, where he also coached special teams/secondary from 2010 to
2016. Prior to joining Arlington Lamar, he was the varsity secondary coach at Arlington’s
Sam Houston High School.
Every team he has coached since 2010 has qualified for the playoffs, advancing as far
as the regional semi-finals.
“We are thrilled to welcome Coach Skinner to Team Irving,” says Superintendent of
Schools Magda Hernandez. “His energy is contagious, and his student-focused
the approach makes him a perfect fit for our district and MacArthur. We look forward to
great success under his leadership as we continue our quest to become the best district
in the nation.”
Skinner holds a bachelor’s degree in health with a minor in kinesiology from Sam
Houston State University, where he was named second-team all-conference safety.
Skinner replaces Ronny Mullins, who is retiring at the end of the school year.
Photos from Coach Skinners announcement can be found on the district Photo Gallery.