Tony Mauldin is recognized as the varsity boys’ basketball coach at Lakeview Centennial High School. His 2009-2010 Patriot team had a full season record of 33-4 and advanced to the state finals before losing the championship game. It was the first Garland I.S.D. team to make the state tournament. His current record is 746 wins and 444 losses. Mauldin began his sports play at a small school in Zephyr, Texas. As a sophomore he moved to Brownwood High School, where he played two years of varsity basketball and ran track. As a senior he made all-district and the all-regional tournament team. Attending Howard Payne, a college in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, his teams either won or shared the Lone Star Conference championships each of his four years of play there. In 1971, Mauldin began his coaching career as the boys’ sports coach at Boerne Middle School. After two successful years he became the high school basketball coach. For his three years in Boerne, his high school team won a district title. Moving to Merkel, he won a district basketball title during his two years there. In In 1978 in his ninth year as a basketball coach at Morton, Texas, he could look back at eight district championships, and six years in a row advancing to the state tournament. His teams won three state championships. After coaching at Western Texas Junior College for four years and five years at Abilene Christian University, he moved to Nairobi, Kenya, in East Africa and coached at a technical college, winning three national championships in the men’s program and two in the ladies’ program. After returning to the United States, he became the Lakeview Centennial High School coach, and his teams have made the playoffs five of his seven years there. Tony Mauldin been married to Janice Robbins for 40 years and the couple have three daughters, Tonya, Molly and Emily.