Education is for improving the lives of others and for

leaving your community and world better than you found it.

~ Marian Wright Edelman

The Texas Panhandle's only private college preparatory school for students in grades 6 through 12


Director of Athletics

Mr. Reid has been at Ascension for 5 years and serves as our Athletic Director and Director of School Safety and Security, as well as the 6th-grade geography and physical education teacher and High School Catholic Theology teacher.  Additionally, he coaches the high school girls basketball team.


Mr. Reid came to Amarillo 1986 on a transfer from the FBI, to begin his career as a Special Agent.  He was promoted and transferred to West Virginia in 2005 where he finished his career as a Unit Chief of the Law Enforcement Online Unit.  He retired after a 28-year career and moved back to Amarillo. Mr. Reid holds a BA in Communications from Montclair State University in New Jersey and a Criminal Justice Certification from Seton Hall University.


In his first 20 years in Amarillo Mr. Reid was elected and served for 9 years on the Canyon ISD School Board, was President of the Potter-Randall County Child Protective Service board for 5 years and was a co-founder of Amarillo Area CASA. He presently is a CASA volunteer and a member of the St. Thomas Catholic Community.


EMAIL: treid@ascensionacademy.org

Founded in 2000, Ascension Academy is Amarillo's only college preparatory school providing an education in a challenging, faith-affirming environment to maximize
the potential of every student. 

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(806) 342 - 0515


9301 Ascension Parkway

Amarillo, Texas 79119

Mailing Address:

PO Box 50729

Amarillo, Texas 79159-0729