VARSITY HEAD COACH
Coach Criswell brings 11 years of head coaching experience to the program. His resume includes 184 wins, which includes a District Championship, four Bi-District victories, and an Area Round title. Criswell is a 2006 graduate of Wayland Baptist and played catcher. He has been married to his wife Sarah for 10 years. He led Permian to a second place district finish in 2018, including a playoff appearance in his debut season.
Coach Chavez was born and raised in Big Spring, TX. He attended Texas Tech University and earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree. Chavez coached baseball at Tulia for four years with Coach Criswell. This is his third year at Permian.
Coach Munguia begins his first season at Permian. He coached at Midland High the past two seasons, and at Odessa High for four. He also coached two years at Midland Christian. A 2006 graduate of OHS, Munguia played baseball at Odessa College, and graduated from UTPB with a Bachelor’s Degree in History. He’s been married to his wife Lani for four years and has a daughter.
JR VARSITY HEAD COACH
Coach Gonzalez is a graduate of Pecos High School. He attended UT-Permian Basin, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree. Gonzalez is starting his seventh year with ECISD and this is his third year at Permian.
FRESHMEN HEAD COACH
Coach Varela is in his second year with the Permian baseball program. He is a Mojo graduate of 1999. Varela served in the United States Marine Corp for four years before getting his Bachelor’s degree in Criminology at UT-Permian Basin.