Degrees and Certifications:

Jacob Cole

My name is Coach Cole, and I teach special education at Hartselle High School. I coach baseball and football at Hartselle, as well. I served as an instructional aide for two years, starting in 2021 at Hartselle High School before becoming a full-time teacher in 2023. I graduated from the University of West Alabama in Summer 2023 with an Alt-A bachelor's and master's degree in physical education. I am working on finishing my special education certificate by the end of Spring 2024. I have also graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism/communications in 2019 from the University of North Alabama. I worked in sports journalism before teaching in Florence, AL throughout college from 2015-2019, and worked a year in Birmingham, AL covering sports throughout 2019-2020. I graduated from Lexington High School in Lexington, AL in 2015.