During that time, Sam Houston made consecutive appearances in the FCS national championship game in Frisco in 2011 and 2012.
Segler was worked with five Bearkat players who have earned All-Southland Conference honors during his tenure.
He joined in the staff in July 2010 to work in offensive quality control and with the offensive line. His first two seasons, he worked with the offensive line which produced three All-Americans (Travis Watson, Chris Crockett and Kaleb Hopson) and led the way for an offense that has broken more than 35 school records.
Sam Houston became only the third team in NCAA FCS history to score 600 points in one season. The SHSU offense has ranked among the top 10 in six offensive statistics categories a total of 10 times.
As tight ends coach the past two seasons, Segler has coached two All-Southland performers – T. J. Jones in 2012 and Shane Young in 2013.
Besides blocking for a nationally-ranked offense, Bearkat tight ends have caught 31 passes for 435 yards and nine touchdowns the past two seasons
Prior to his return to Huntsville, in 2009 Segler served as the offensive line coach at Lon Morris College in Jacksonville, Texas. Segler helped start up the football program that had been shut down since 1945.
Segler played collegiately at Sam Houston State University, in Huntsville, Texas from 2004 to 2008.
He played offensive line for the Bearkats and was a part of the 2004 Bearkat football team that won the Southland Conference Championship.
He graduated from SHSU with his Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology with a Minor in History.
Segler went on to earn his Master's degree from Sam Houston State in 2010 in Sports Management. Segler graduated High School from A&M Consolidated High School in College Station, Texas where he was inducted in the A&M Consolidated Hall of Fame and was a stand-out offensive lineman for Jim Slaughter's Tiger football team.
His wife, Ashley, played softball for Sam Houston State University.