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 Lance Cherry

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Lance Cherry

Head Coach

Lance Cherry, a native of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, began directing the program in 2006. During his tenure the Lady Cats have been a perennial playoff team and have made several deep runs in the playoffs. The 2012  team went to the Regional Finals and set a school record for wins with 25 victories. Recently Coach Cherry was selected as an assistant coach for the TGCA All-Star team. During his time as Tom Bean’s Coach the program has had numerous All-State, academic All-State, TGCA All-Star, and All-District/Superlative selections as well as many players receiving college scholarships. Previously Coach Cherry coached at Grayson County College (2002-2006), where he served as outfield coach, pitching coach, and director of study hall. In 2002 he assisted with the Lady Vikings volleyball program. During his time at Grayson he assisted Head Coach Kim Teel in leading the Lady Vikings to four straight Regional Tournament berths. While at Grayson he coached 13 all-conference selections, 9 region ten all-stars, and 1 NJCAA All- American. Over Coach Cherry’s career he has instructed youth softball players with programs such as Frozen Ropes Softball, K.A.O.S Athletics, as well as various other camps and clinics in the North Texas area. He is a graduate of Grayson County College and Southeastern Oklahoma State University with degrees in Health and Physical Education. He is happily married to Kelly Cherry. Kelly teaches Special Education and serves as the Girls Coordinator and Head Volleyball coach at Whitesboro High School. Lance and Kelly are the proud parents of a son named Ryon and a daughter named Landry.

"I am very proud to be a part of the Tom Bean family. Our student athletes give 100% on and off the field and that makes it a very easy job to lead these young ladies. I am very lucky to have been blessed to be associated with such a great coaching staff and talented and hardworking girls."

 Bobbie McAdoo

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Bobbie McAdoo

Assistant Coach/Girls Athletic Director

Bobbie graduated from Tom Bean High School in 1975 and received a full basketball scholarship to Tyler Junior College and Sam Houston State University. After graduating from SHSU, she worked as an Assistant Basketball Coach for one year for SHSU. Following her work at SHSU she was the Head Basketball and Track Coach at Allen High School for two years. In 1982 Coach McAdoo moved back to Tom Bean and has been teaching there for 30 years. Since coming home she served as head coach for Basketball, Softball, and Track for 17 years at Tom Bean. Under Coach McAdoo’s leadership she has had individuals and teams that have participated at state finals in Basketball, Softball, and Track. She has been married to Wendyl McAdoo for 27 years. They have one son Russell, a stepdaughter, and one stepson. Her hobbies include anything outdoors and sport related. “I have a wonderful family, one brother and two sisters. My mom and dad have always supported me through everything.