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Sam  Gates
Social Studies
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Law and Society


Satsuma High, 2007

   High School Diploma

Faulkner State, 2010

   Associates in Social Sciences

South Alabama, 2012

   Double Major in Sec. Education/Social Sciences

Jacksonville State University, 2017

   Master's Degree in Sport Management 


Coach Gates is from the Saraland/Satsuma area. He graduated from Satsuma in 2007. While attending Satsuma he was named to the All-State baseball team in 2007 and received a scholarship to play baseball at William Carey University. Coach Gates returned to Mobile and finished his degree at the University of South Alabama. 

While in school at South, Coach was given the opportunity to begin his coaching career at Saraland High and Middle School. While coaching there, his team won the county champ in 2011 with a team record of 24 wins and only two losses. After 2013, Coach then began teaching at Semmes Middle School, and he remained there until the end of this year. While there he coached the baseball team and taught 6th and 7th grade Social Studies.

In 2014, Coach Gates married his wife Kacie and they live in the Semmes area. 

Coach Gates is the head JV Baseball Coach and Varsity Assistant Coach and he is looking forward to his first year here at Baker.

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