Athletic Director

BRISD Board of Trustees names Athletic Director/Head Football Coach




Blue Ridge ISD is proud to introduce our new Athletic Director and Head Football Coach.  The Board unanimously approved Mark Chester as the Blue Ridge ISD AD/Head Football Coach.  Mr. Chester has 15 years of coaching experience. In his most recent role as Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator for San Angelo Central High School, Mr. Chester helped guide the team to 7 District Championships and multiple playoff runs.


Mr. Chester brings a process-oriented approach to leading the athletic program.  With a focus on building mental and physical toughness, Mr. Chester believes in high expectations coupled with high support from dedicated coaches to help each athlete achieve his or her potential.


Mr. Chester is married to Crystal, an elementary school teacher.  They have three children ages 4, 7, and 9. We are excited to have the Chester family in Blue Ridge!