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Athletic Dept Info

Athletic Director: John Coen
11595 KING RD
Phone: (470) 254-4609

John Coen, Athletic Director, is a Roswell High Graduate from the Class of 1972. Coach Coen lettered in Football, Baseball and Wrestling while a student at Roswell High and was a member of 3 State Championship Teams. The 1970 Football State Champions and the 1970 and 1971 Baseball State Champions. Coach Coen played for Head Football and Baseball Coach Charlie Horne a member of the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame and the Roswell High School Hall of Fame.

Upon graduation, he attended Appalachian State University and was a member of the Football Team in 1972-73. After transferring to the University of Georgia in 1974, he received his Bachelor’s (BS.Ed.) in 1976 and Master’s degrees (M.Ed.) in 1978 in Social Science Education. Entering the 1977-78 school year, he returned to Roswell High as a Political Science/Economics Teacher, Head Baseball Coach, Assistant Football and Assistant Wrestling Coach. As Head Baseball Coach from 1977 to 1997 his 1986 Team would win the AAA State Championship versus Jones County. He coached JV Wrestling  from 1977 to 1989 and recently completed his 40th Year of coaching Football to include the 2006 AAAAA State Championship vs. Peachtree Ridge, 2015 AAAAAA State Championship vs. Colquitt County and the 2016 AAAAAAA State Championship vs. Grayson. He coached Defensive Backs for 29 years and Receivers for the last 11 years.

In 1995, Coach Coen received his Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in Education Leadership and Supervision from the University of Southern Mississippi .In 1997, he was appointed as a full time Administrative Assistant for Student Discipline. In 2009, he was appointed Roswell High School’s Athletic Director.

Coach Coen’s wife Lisa is a Graduate of Roswell High Class of 1974 and a member of Roswell’s first Gymnastics team. Their two daughters Skye, RHS Class of 2009 and Sommer, RHS Class of 2013 were both four year Student- Athletic Trainers for the Football program.  His father John P. Coen Sr. is a member of the Roswell High Hall of Fame as a Community Contributor. The John P. Coen Sr. Baseball Field is also  named in his memory.

Members of the Athletic Department:

Tara Dugan – Assistant Athletic Director- GHSA Eligibility
David Burnett – Assistant AD – Athletic Transportation, Supervision and Basketball PA.
Mike Baumgarten – Assistant AD – Web Sites, Athletic Safety, Supervision and Head Girls Golf Coach.
Vrinda Mundkur – Professional Assistant for Community Coaches, Fundraising and Athletic Budget.
Candy Schultz- Athletic Business Manager, Facilites Requests and Usage
Cathy Hillegas- Athletic Secretary
Robert Shaw- Principal

Interscholastic Athletic Handbook
GHSA Eligibility