Coach Reid Pride is an Arlington native and 2010 graduate of James Martin High School. He played for Coach Wager’s staff as a linebacker and was a team captain in 2009. Coach Pride graduated from Hardin-Simmons University with a degree in Mathematics Education and a minor in Kinesiology. He was named Academic All-Conference (American Southwest) in 2011-2013 and was a four-year letterman at the linebacker and defensive line positions. The following year he served the Hardin-Simmons football program as an assistant defensive line coach. Coach Pride is entering his seventh year at Martin and will continue coaching linebackers.