Randon Johnson – Head Coach

Head Coach Randon Johnson begins his sixth year coaching at his alma mater. As a 1998 graduate of AHS, the former high school baseball captain of the Sandies is beginning his 21st year of coaching and 14th as a head baseball coach. Amarillo High is Johnson’s sixth coaching post, including stops at Palo Duro, Midland High, Leander Rouse, Lago Vista, and Bushland. Johnson has been selected seven times as the Coach of the Year after the district season. He led 6 district championship teams, with three of those being undefeated district seasons. That success in the regular season has translated to 25 victories in the playoffs for Johnson’s teams, including three trips to the Regional Semi-Finals, and a trip to Round Rock for the State Tournament with AHS in 2021. Coach Johnson has been selected to coach all-stars games for the Austin Area Baseball Coaches Association and the Greater West Texas Baseball Coaches Association. He has been blessed to share 24 years of marriage with his wife, Jennifer, and they have two beautiful daughters, Jessilyn and Reese.

Kameron Mathis – Varsity Assistant Coach

Coach Kameron Mathis enters his second season as a member of the Sandie Baseball coaching staff. Prior to being in Amarillo, Coach Mathis spent two years in Bridgeport, Texas where he helped lead the Bulls to their first playoff victory in over 10 years. A 2016 graduate of Bushland High School, Coach Mathis was an All-State first baseman, District MVP, and two-time district champion for Head Coach Randon Johnson. After high school, he attended the University of Texas – Permian Basin where he was a 4-year starter on the football field. Mathis also pitched his freshman season before making the decision to step away from the game of baseball. The spotlight of Coach Mathis’s time in the Permian Basin was meeting his wife Dee. Coach Mathis married his lovely bride in December of 2019. Since, the Lord has blessed them with two beautiful kids, Greyson (3) and Kodi (11 months).

BLAKE FRYE – JV Gold Coach

Coach Blake Frye enters his first season with the Sandie baseball program. He spent the past 2 years at West Texas High School and was the assistant to his high school coach Matt Green. A graduate of River Road High School in 2016 where he was a 4 year starter and All State honors his junior year at shortstop and senior year at pitcher. After highschool he attended Eastern New Mexico University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in science. While attending Eastern he played baseball for 4 1⁄2 years before hanging up the cleats for good in 2020. Frye started all 4 years he was in college both in the outfield and on the mound. He is a husband to Bushland softball coach Tayler Frye and recently welcomed in their first born Easton. Coach Frye is excited to continue the tradition with the Sandie baseball program.


Coach Tanner Draper enters his first season with the Sandie Baseball coaching staff. Previously he was a Defensive Backs coach at Colorado Mesa University, while there he helped coach multiple all conference players as well as a freshman of the year candidate. Tanner attended Amarillo High before transferring and graduating from Randall High in 2016, after that he attended Colorado State University – Pueblo. He was a 4 year starter with 3 All conference First teams and 1 All American season. He is very excited to be back with Amarillo High and the tradition that comes with it!

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