Chuck Langston is in his third year working with the Lamar offensive line and his first as Lamar offensive coordinator. Langston was promoted to coordinator in February. He comes to Beaumont after spending the 2012 season with Central Oklahoma.
Langston has made a name for himself in Beaumont for producing some of the top offensive lines in the Southland Conference, but in 2015 he will be tasked with taking over an offense that graduated all-time leading passer Caleb Berry and All-American receiver Mark Roberts.
In 2014, Langston’s line blocked for one of the most prolific offenses in the nation. Protecting a record-setting quarterback, the LU offensive front helped produce an offense that ranked fifth nationally in total offense (503 ypg), seventh in passing (314 ypg) and eighth nationally in scoring (39.6 ppg).
Following the season, several of Langston’s athletes were recognized by the Southland Conference for their work on the field. Seniors Chance McCormack and Tramon Shead and sophomore Bret Treadway all received honorable mention All-Southland accolades for a season where Lamar tied a school record for wins as a four-year institution.
Lamar’s offensive linemen have reaped the personal benefits of Langston’s instruction over the past two seasons. During that time, Langston has produced four All-Southland Conference selections, including three from last year’s squad.
Langston brings over a decade of college coaching experience to Lamar. Additionally, he knows Southeast Texas after starring at West Brook High School, he played collegiately at the highest level as a three-year starter for the University of Oklahoma.
Before joining Lamar, Langston spent three years as the head coach and athletics director at Trinity (Texas) High School after one season as an assistant at Groveton (Texas) High School.
Langston then moved to the college ranks where he spent five seasons as the head coach at NCAA Division II Central Oklahoma. Langston guided the Broncos to a 29-24 record during his time as head coach, including a 9-3 record in 2003 and a spot in the second round of the NCAA Division II Playoffs.
Langston's first head coaching job came at Trinity Valley Community College from 2000-02. During his last season with the Cardinals, Langston led the team to a 10-2 record and a 33-22 win over Jones County Junior College in the Heart of Texas Bowl.
Prior to being named head coach at Trinity Valley, Langston spent one season coaching the defensive line and special teams.
Langston's first collegiate coaching position came at his alma mater where he served for three seasons (1997-99) as tight ends and defensive line coach after one year as a graduate assistant coach.
Following a standout prep career at West Brook, Langston earned four letters at center for the Sooners. He served as a team captain and helped OU to three bowl appearances during his playing days.
Langston earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from Oklahoma in 1995 before getting his master's degree from OU in 1999.
Langston and his wife Amy have three sons, Christian, Justice and Reagan Luke.