Coach Purcell is in his 12th year at Hightower H.S. He is the Head Coach of Boy's Soccer. Coach Purcell teaches Special Education English and Co-Teach's in Social Studies. He experienced college football with Sam Houston State, receiving his BBA from Texas State. His wife is Jane Purcell. His daughter Sarah graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma, finishing 4 years of college soccer. She was named 2014 MVP, scored the most points for the 2014 season.