Mr. Chris Woodard

Phone: 903-262-2665


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Texas Teacher Certification, United States Soccer Federation "A" License, CPR Heartsaver Certification

Mr. Chris Woodard

Chris Woodard teaches Business classes, Outdoor Adventure and has been the Head Lady Raider Soccer Coach for the past 26 years.  During his tenure, he has taught Economics, Introduction to Business, Business Law, Business Management, Entrepreneurship and Outdoor Adventure.  During that time, the Lady Raider Soccer Teams have won 18 out of 26 District Championships.  They are consistently ranked in the top 10 or top 20 in the state from year to year and have always maintained a team GPA of 95 or greater.  He also helped start and is the sponsor for the first ever "BASS Team" at REL in 2017.

Coach Woodard received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  After playing 3 years of professional soccer in Florida and Ohio, he came back home to Tyler where he obtained his Teaching Certification from the University of Texas at Tyler.  He also worked on and and achieved getting his "A" License from the United States Soccer Federation which is the highest level of coaching license offered by US Soccer.   

You can reach Coach Woodard by calling his cell: 903-245-1170
or emailing him at  

His conference time is from 2:30-3:00pm