Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. Secondary Education (Mathematics) The University of Alabama 2006 M.S. Sport Management The University of Alabama 2008 M.S. Instructional Leadership The University of West Alabama 2017
The 2018-2019 school year was the first for Coach Powell at Thompson High School. In addition to teaching Physical Education, he also serves as the head men's basketball coach.
Coach Powell guided the Warriors to a 21-12 record and regional appearance after a one-win season a year ago. The Warriors were ranked in the ASWA Top 10 in Class 7A for much of the season.
He spent the past seven seasons in the same role at Spanish Fort High School where he compiled a 156-66 record and four area championships. His teams spent many weeks ranked in the top 10 of the ASWA polls. Coach Powell spent the two seasons prior at Gulf Shores High School, where he won another area championship in 2010.
Coach Powell spent time at The University of Alabama under Coach Mark Gottfried where he served as a team manager for three years and as a graduate assistant coach during the 2008-2009 season. He is a member of the capstone’s A-Club. Coach Powell and his wife Jenilee have three children: Dane (8), Parker (7), and Livi Caroline (1).
Career Head Coaching Record: 204-108 (10 seasons)