CISD Athletic Director
Coach Jeff Riordan
Code Red and the CC Takeover
Coach Riordan has been married to Mandy Riordan for 13 wonderful years. They have 2 beautiful children who will both be attending Crosby Elementary School. Jonah will be 12 and Kendyl is 10 years old. Coach Riordan has 16 years of experience; this is his 6th year as Athletic Director/Head Football Coach at Crosby. He has led the Cougars to a 51-12 record with a State Semi-Finalist appearance in 2014, and an undefeated regular season in 2015, and back to back to back District Championships.
Coach Riordan lives by the Code Red philosophy that he has brought to Crosby. His priorities in life are God, Family, and Team. He enjoys the time he spends at church and attends Northeast Church of Christ. Coach Riordan is a family man and spends any free time with his wife and children. Coaching is a ministry, and Coach Riordan believes that he was put on this earth to do this job. His hobbies include golf, watching any sport, and spending time with family.
Coach Riordan comes to Crosby from Sulphur Springs High School in East Texas. In his 6 years at Sulphur Springs, Coach Riordan coordinated the #1 offense in District 13-4A 5 times. In 2008, Coach Riordan and the Wildcats won the 4A Division II State Championship. He also coordinated the #1 offense in the nation that year, as the Wildcats defeated Dayton in that game, 69-49. The Wildcats share the record for most points scored in a state championship game and hold the record for most yards gained. While at Sulphur Springs, the Wildcats had a 52-21 record, with 2 district championships, 2 bi-district championships, 1 regional championship, and a State Championship. Coach Riordan also coached at Garland Lakeview Centennial High School for 4 years and was the WR coach at Texas A&M – Commerce in 2001.
Coach Riordan attended Austin College in Sherman, Texas. While there, he was a 4-year starter at Wide Receiver and was a top kick returner in the conference. In his career, he was a top 10 WR 2 times and led the conference in kick return yards 2 times. He was also on the track team, competing in the 100m, 200m, 4x100 relay and the triple/long jumps. Coach Riordan grew up in Bridgeport, Texas. While attending Bridgeport High School, he lettered in 3 sports. Coach Riordan was an All-State wide receiver for the Bulls, All-Region Sprinter, and was a Varsity baseball player. He was member of the National Honor Society, competed on the U.I.L. Number sense team, and graduated 13th in his class.
Coach Riordan is excited about the future of Crosby Athletics, and grateful to raise his family in such a wonderful community. Go Big Red!!
“As Iron Sharpens Iron, So One Man Sharpens Another.” Proverbs 27:17