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Sam Gates
Sam Gates
Head Coach

Coach Sam Gates grew up in Sarland and played his high school ball at Satsuma. In his senior year, Coach was selected to the Mobile Press Regsiter Team and was later selected to the Alabama Sports Writers All State Team. After graduating in 2007 he signed a scholarship to play at William Carey University. While there he earned Player of the Week in his conference. After one year,he returned home and finished his associates at Faulkner State and his Bachelor's at South Alabama. Just this year he completed his Master's Course of Study and earned a degree in Sport Administration. 

In 2011, he began his coaching career and led Saraland to a 24-2 record and a county championship. After the 2013 season, Coach began teaching and coaching at Semmes Middle School, where he remained until this Summer. 

Coach Gates is married to his wife Kacie and they live in Semmes. Coach would like to thank Mr. Richardson and all the administration for this golden opportunity given to him. 

Austin Smith
Assistant Coach

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