Head Varsity Coach
Coach Petersen is from Hallsville, TX. He attended Louisiana Tech University and received a degree in General Studies. He also played baseball at Louisiana Tech and was drafted out of high school by the Tampa Bay Rays. Coach Petersen coached baseball at Ruston HS in Ruston, LA for one year and is now in his fifth year at Pine Tree. Coach Petersen is recently married to Ashley Petersen, who is a graduate of Pine Tree. It is great to be a Pine Tree Pirate!
Coach Methvin graduated with honors from Springhill High School in 2009. He and his wife Leighchele have four children, Elijah (6), Lilly (5), Adileigh (3), and Asher (6 months). He played baseball at the University of Arkansas before transferring to LeTourneau University in the fall of 2010 where he finished his career. While at LeTourneau he received numerous honors and awards and helped them win its first ever ASC Championship in any sport. He graduated from LeTourneau with a 3.9 GPA, majoring in Kinesiology. He coached baseball two years at Central Heights High School in Nacogdoches, TX and is in his third season with Pine Tree baseball/football. Coach Methvin is looking forward to another great year, and is thankful for the opportunity presented here at Pine Tree.
Coach Cochran is from Cedar Park, TX. He attended Alabama A&M University and received a degree in General Studies. He also played baseball at Alabama A&M University as a Starting Pitcher. Coach Cochran coached baseball at Frankston HS in Frankston TX for one year and one year at Center High School. This is his first year at Pine Tree. Coach Cochran is married to Kayla Cochran and has two sons named Cooper age 5 and Maverick age 1. It is great to be a Pine Tree Pirate!