Mike Shipman begins his third season as the supervisor of the Texan Dome in which he has a myriad of duties including game day operations. Additionally, Mike also serves as the Intramural Director and is an instructor in the physical education department.
Prior to being hired at South Plains, Mike was a teacher and coach in the Lubbock Independent School District following his retirement as a police officer in Aug. 2011. Mike also served as a police officer in the United States Navy.
A South Plains College Alum, Mike received an Associate of Arts in 2006 and then received a Bachelor's of History in 2011 from Texas Tech. He is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Kinesiology at Texas Woman's University.
Married for 20 years, he and his wife, Jenni, have two sons, Jesse and Justin. In his spare time he enjoys watching his sons play football and baseball.