Mike Shipman

Mike Shipman begins his fourth season as the supervisor for the Texan Dome.  He has a myriad of duties, including various game day operations. In addition, Shipman also serves as the Intramural Director and is an instructor in the physical education department.

Prior to being hired at South Plains, Shipman was a teacher and coach in the Lubbock Independent School District following his retirement as a police officer in Aug. 2011.  He also served as a police officer in the United States Navy.

A South Plains College Alum, he received an Associate of Arts in 2006 and then received a Bachelor's of History in 2011 from Texas Tech.  He is recently finished his Master's degree in Kinesiology at Texas Woman's University.

Shipman has been married for 21 years to his wife Jenni. They have two sons, Jesse and Justin.  In his spare time he enjoys watching his sons play football and baseball.