Mr. Coan currently serves as the Reading Specialist for Colbert Heights Elementary School. This is a position he has held for the last four years. Mr. Coan currently serves grades k-6, and coordinates Edmentum, Global, and our Dibels Diagnostic Testing.
Mr. Coan graduated from Colbert County High School in 1977 and received his BS from the University of North Alabama in 1981. Mr. Coan received his Masters Degree from Alabama A & M University in Elementary Education and continues to support both UNA and A & M.
Mr. Coan is married to Julie Crosswhite Coan and they have two children, Ashley and Jeremy. Ashley is married to Ryan Keenum and is currently employed as a third grade teacher in the Muscle Shoals School System. Ryan and Ashley have two children, Rylie and Rainey Keenum. Rylie attends Kindergarten and Rainey is one year old. Mr. Coans son Jeremy is employed with the Lee County School System as an Ag Teacher and football coach at Smith's Station High School. He is married to Jody Stone and they currently live in Salem, Alabama.
Mr. Coan lives in Leighton, and enjoys raising cattle and hay on his farms in Ford City and Leighton. All of his family attends Leighton Baptist Church where his wife is the Chief Financial Officer, and he serves as Groundskeeper for the facility.