The Coaching Staff
Coach Muck has been teaching/coaching for the past 20 years. He attended and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2001. He has been the head wrestling coach at Anderson HS, Georgetown HS, and is currently in his seventh year at Vandegrift High School. Over his 17 years as a head wrestling coach; he has had 12 district team titles, 6 regional team titles, 92 state qualifiers, 21 state placers, 6 state runner-ups, and 5 state champions. Coach Muck has been named the regional coach of the year 7 times, state coach of the year in 2021, served on the UIL advisory committee, and is currently the president of the Texas High School Wrestling Coaches Association. Coach Muck is married to wife Christine; and has three boys; Aiden (15), Easton (11), and Asher (7).
Coach Banda is a graduate of Lanier High School and was a standout lineman and linebacker for the Vikings receiving all district honors his Junior and Senior year. In wrestling, he was a District Champion in high school and a Regional Qualifier. Coach Banda graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a degree in Sports Management. He spent the last two years at Lanier High School as a defensive coach for football. He was also the Head Wrestling Coach at Lanier High School and had 3 wrestlers qualify for the state tournament. Coach Banda teaches World Geography at Vandegrift and coaches the corner backs in football in addition to being the assistant wrestling coach.