Coach Alan McDougal was born in Sherman, Texas. He graduated from Sherman High School in 1992 where he was a three-year varsity letterman for the Bearcats. Coach McDougal went to Baylor University and was a member of the Baylor Baseball team for two years. He graduated from Baylor in 1996 with a BA in History and a minor in Math. He received his Master's Degree in Educational Administration in 2012 from UT-Arlington. Coach McDougal teaches Advanced Algebra at CHHS. This is Coach McDougal's 20th year in coaching and his 11th as a head coach. He previously coached at Boswell High School, Fort Worth Arlington Heights and Commerce.
Coach McDougal lives in Grapevine with his wife Britt who teaches in the GCISD and they have two sons: Jaxon (9) and Max (2).