JJ Johnson

Oakwood ISD has hired J.J. Johnson as the new Head Football Coach and Athletic Director.  Coach Johnson comes to Oakwood after previously coaching at Palestine.  He has more than 20 years experience coaching various levels from 2A to 4A.   "I am excited about the opportunity to come to Oakwood ISD and be your Athletic Director.  Oakwood is another community that supports its kids and is on the forefront of some really great things. I look forward to working with everyone in striving to become the best. "  Johnson said.  Superintendent Russell Holden said this of Johnson, "Coach Johnson is a highly respected coach in our area, who has coached all of the sports, both on the boys and the girls side, and brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience with him."  Coach Johnson is expected to start in July.  Oakwood competes in District 9 - 1A and opens the season at Fruitvale on August 26.