Denise Johnson




Coach Johnson joins the coaching staff for Xcel with an impressive background in volleyball. She began coaching for Tarkington ISD in 1981 and started the volleyball program 5 years later in 1986. Building a legacy, Johnson led the Longhorns to 3 state appearances in 2001, 2011, and 2012. She was named TGCA 1A-4A Coach of the Year and SETX Coach of the Year in 2012. Johnson was voted District Coach of the Year 17 times. In addition to coaching, Johnson also served as the TGCA Volleyball Chair and a TGCA Board of Director.

Johnson has 3 children (Chelsea, Kendall, and Tristan) and 4 grandchildren (Jackson, Brux, Elijah, and Landree)!