Trent Barton is in his sixth season as the HSU wide receivers coach and is also the recruiting coordinator. He also serves as the special team’s coordinator.
He has had an All-American kick returner, punter and wide receiver under his tutelage.
He was hired as a full-time coach in 2014 after serving on the staff the previous five seasons as a student and graduate assistant coach.
In his short time as the wide receivers coach, he has tutored three All-Americans - Jessie Ramos, Reese Childress and Alex Bell. In 2016, Childress, Bell and Garrett Martin the three starting wide receivers were all named all-ASC.
Barton is instrumental in all of the video aspects of the program, including film exchange. He has been a key part of upgrading the video capabilities within the program that includes getting film to coaches and players on mobile devices.
A tireless worker, Barton also excels on the recruiting trail. He is a native of Seymour, Texas and lives in Abilene.
He has both a bachelor's and master's degree from HSU.