Coaching Staff

Our Cougar athletes’ leadership and guidance.

Christina Bush
In her fourth year at Compass Academy, Coach Bush has nine years of coaching experience. Born and raised in Odessa, she graduated from Odessa High and received her Bachelor degree in Kinesiology from St. Ambrose University (IA). She is the head coach of the volleyball and basketball programs. Coach Bush has guided volleyball to playoff berths both seasons of UIL competition.
Rachel Carrasco
This is her first year at Compass Academy and will be a part of the volleyball, basketball, and track coaching staff.  Raised in neighboring Monahans, she graduated from MHS and is in her fifth year of coaching.  Prior to Compass, she taught and coached at Odessa High the past four years.  She received her Bachelors degree in History while playing softball at the UT-Permian Basin.
Tracy Dunford
This is her first year at Compass as the cross country coach.
Barry Edmonson
In his first year at Compass.
Amanda Fowler
In her first year at Compass as the tennis coach, Coach Fowler has four years of coaching experience. She received her Bachelor degree in History from UT-Permian Basin. Tennis is her passion.  She started playing when she was 11 years old and has 17 years of experience playing the sport.  Fowler attended the John Newcombe Tennis Academy.  She played with Andre Agassi at the Adidas Training Center.
JD Granado
In his third year coaching the Cougars, Coach Granado is the head football coach and assistant to track and basketball. Raised in Odessa, Granado graduated from Permian High School.
Aaron Hardwick
This is Coach Hardwick’s fourth season at Compass and second as head coach of boys basketball and track.
Lindsay Lavender
This is her ninth year at Compass and third as golf coach.  Coach Levander is from Midland, but spent her first three years teaching in Beeville. She graduated from Tarleton State in 2008.
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