Brandon Badgeley joined the Howard Payne athletic department as the head women’s coach in the spring of 2016.

Before HPU, Brandon Badgeley spent the two seasons as the head girls coach at Cedar Hill high school in Cedar Hill, Texas. There he increased the team’s win total by seven games and achieved first double digit win season for Cedar Hill in last four years.

Before Cedar Hill, Badgeley spent two seasons at Haltom High School in Haltom City, Texas where he led the program to its first double digit win season in 17 years, only the 2nd in the program’s 25 year history. He also grew program from 40 student-athletes to nearly 70 in two years.

A 2009 graduate of Howard Payne, as a student he was an initiator assisting the administration in the creation of the first intercollegiate soccer programs at Howard Payne University. He was assigned the task of developing a business plan that was presented to the HPU Board of Trustees that initiated HPU’s first Division III intercollegiate men’s and women’s soccer programs.

He served as a student assistant coach at Howard Payne to both the men’s and women’s teams under Sam McCutcheon and Kevin Wright in the program’s first three seasons.

After graduating from HPU in May of 2009 with a Bachelors of Business Administration, he worked one year as a teacher in Midlothian ISD and as a volunteer coach with the Midlothian soccer program. He then spent two years working for the Hurst Euless Bedford ISD as a teacher before taking the head soccer position at Haltom High School.

Brandon holds a NSCAA National Level 2 Goalkeeping Certificate. He is married to Lindsay and they have three children Ainsley, Beckham and Coleton.