Klein Oak Track & Field & Cross Country

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Coach Joseph Britton

Coach Britten

Coach Joe Britten was raised in Groom, Texas where he competed in football, basketball, track & golf for the Tigers.

After graduating from high school he completed his core classes and received his Associate of Arts degree from Frank Phillips College in Borger, TX.  He then went on to graduate from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Physical Education. Upon relocating to the Houston area, Coach Britten attended Sam Houston State University where he graduated with a Masters of Arts degree in Kinesiology. He has also completed course work from Sam Houston State University to one day become a Principal.  

Coach Britten is entering his third year at Klein Oak High School and will be teaching Economics (previously taught World Geography) and assisting in coaching volleyball, basketball and track. This will be his 14th year of overall teaching and 10th of coaching. Prior to teaching at Klein Oak, he taught 6th Grade World Cultures and Coached 7th Grade Girls Basketball and track at Salyards Middle School in the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD. He also taught PE for five years at Hamilton Elementary in the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD. Prior to Hamilton, he taught PE for two years at Wester Elementary and and two years at Honey Elementary in Lubbock, Texas.

Coach Britten stays very involved with basketball when he is not teaching and coaching volleyball and track. In addition to coaching at Klein Oak, he works with various high school programs, works as a camp coach at all levels, and attends clinics. He has twice been the recipient of the "Middle School Girls' Basketball Coach of the Year" from the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches. He has also earned the Eagle Scout Award.

When Coach Britten is not teaching and coaching, he enjoys playing golf, riding his mountain bike, exercising, reading, and watching sports (especially Texas Tech, Go Red Raiders!!). He also enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife of seven years and their two dogs Bella and Scarlet and cat Rascal.