Coach Gary Houghton is retired from the United States Air Force. He is married and has three children. Houghton has been coaching for 17 years with 4 of those years as head coach at Mason High School. In 2019, they recorded the first 9-0 season in school history and in 2020, they repeated an undefeated regular season and had the first back to back, outright conference championships in school history. Coach Houghton and his team currently have a 17 game regular season winning streak, also a school record.