Barry Wilson, Head Coach
Coach Barry Wilson enters his 7th year as Head Softball Coach and his 8th year at Klein Oak. This is his 30th year in education and teaches Credit Recovery, English IV and Grad Lab. In his time as head coach, Coach Wilson has led the Panthers to the playoffs every year while competing in a tough 15-6A district. In 2018, the Panthers made their deepest playoff run in 10 years as Regional Quarter Finalists.
Before coming to Klein Oak, Coach Wilson served as a Varsity Assistant Baseball Coach for 13 years at The Woodlands High School. During his time at TWHS, the baseball program won 2 5A State Championships in 2006 and 2013 and a National Championship in 2006. He also served on the football staff that guided the 2003 team to the 5A State Championship game. His other stints included Montgomery High School, where he was the softball assistant, Conroe High School, and Dickinson Junior High School.
Coach Wilson earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from Texas A&M (Whoop) in 1986 and a Master of Education in Administration from Sam Houston State in 2008. He grew up in Cypress, Texas, and is a 1981 graduate of Cy-Fair High School. In addition to education, Coach Wilson has served as an HSE consultant in the offshore oil industry, a car salesman, and an account representative for two Fortune 500 companies.
Coach Wilson's greatest support comes from his wife of 9 years Jacquetta, who teaches Chemistry at Willis HS. He has 2 children, a son Braxton (34), and a daughter Ragan (26). In his spare time, Coach Wilson enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, traveling, and watching college sports.
Rachel Acosta, Assistant Coach
Coach Rachel Acosta is in her 2nd year as an assistant coach with Klein Oak softball. In her 9th year of education, she has been with Klein ISD for seven of those years and is in her third year teaching U.S. History at KOHS.
Before becoming an athletic coach at Oak, Coach Acosta raised her team at home with 6 children, four of whom are Klein ISD alumni, two graduating from Klein Oak and three from Klein Cain.
Coach Acosta earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Wayland Baptist University and her Master of Education degree from Sam Houston State. Go Bearkats! As the daughter of a military family, Coach Acosta has traveled all over the world, lived in several countries and has been in the Klein area since 2014.
In her spare time, Coach Acosta enjoys traveling, going to the movies, art, photography, and spending time with her family and her two spoiled dachshunds, Thor and Loki.