_This is Coach Hamilton’s 21th year Coaching, his 6th at THE Paulding County High School. He is currently the head coach. He has also been the head coach at Woodland of Cartersville and Mt. Zion of Carroll. He also coaches Wrestling. He has a bachelors from West Ga. College, a masters from Jacksonville State and a specialist from Lincoln Memorial University
Coach Scott is a graduate of Fitzgerald High School. He received a bachelors degree from West Georgia University. This is his second year coaching and teaching.
Coach Jason Shaw will be coaching Freshman Linebackers this season. Coach Shaw has coached on the Eight Grade Jr. Patriots for 2 years as Offensive Coordinator, and Linebacker Coach. Coach Shaw teaches Automotive at Paulding County High School, and has a son Joshua Shaw 18, and Carleigh Shaw 11 that is a 6th Grade Junior Patriot Chearleader. Coach Shaw played Football for Coach Powell and Coach Toolan at Osborne High School graduating in 1988. He is currently enrolled at Valdosta State University. Coach Shaw was awarded the first Huff Whitaker award at Paulding County given to one individual for his commitment to the Paulding County Patriot Program.
Gene Reynolds has been teaching and coaching for 14 years at The Paulding County High School. This year he will be coaching the Defensive Line. He serves as the Career Technical Instruction Coordinator. He has a BS from West Georgia University as well as M.Ed, and Ed.S from Jacksonville State University. He and his wife Brittany (Who also teaches at PCHS) have 4 children.
Coach Black graduated from Colonial Hills Christian School in East Point, GA where he lettered in basketball, baseball, and football as a quarterback and safety, and also began his coaching career. Coach Black attended Clayton College and State University where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He has also received his Master’s Degree from University of West GA and received his Specialist from Lincoln Memorial University. At Colonial Hills he was an assistant coach for four years in which time participated in two state championship football teams. He spent the following three years as the head football coach. Coach Black then joined the Douglas County High School football staff in 2002 and served as the defensive coordinator and offensive coordinator. This is his 11th year teaching physical education and his 1st year at Paulding County High School. He and his wife Dreama have three children, son, Ted, and daughters, Kimberlyn and Annaliese.
Coach Middleton is a graduate of the University of West Georgia. He has a B.S. in Health and Physical Education. This is his 4rd year at The Paulding County High School.
Coach Powell has been coaching football for 35 years. He coached for 13 years in Mississippi, 24 in Georgia and has 26 years of experience as Head Coach.
Coach Nick Carter is entering his 3nd year at The Paulding County High School. This is his 5th year coaching. He will be coaching Freshman Wide Receivers and Defensive Line. Nick played at East Paulding under Coach Powell and at Valdosta State for two years
Coach Bowman has been coaching football for Nineyears . He has recently completed his Masters degree from the University of West Georgia and is currently working on a Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Lincoln Memorial University. This is his third year at The Paulding County High School.
Tom DiMassimo is a graduate of Hofstra University, Auburn University, and the State University of West Georgia, His coaching experience includes Woodland High School-Cartersville, Georgia; Hiram High School- Hiram, Georgia; Temple High School- Temple, Georgia; and The Lee-Scott Academy- Auburn, Alabama. This is his Sixth year at Paulding County High School and he will teach Social Studies.
Coach Bob Toolan has 36 years of football experience. He has coached at Wills H.S., Smyrna; Lassiter H.S., Marietta; Osborne H.S., Marietta; Turner M.S., Lithia Springs; Alexander H.S., Douglasville before he came to Paulding Co. H.S.. He attended Western Kentucky University, Troy State University and Georgia State University. Coach Toolan has been married to his wife of 43 years and has 2 children and 3 grandchildren. He is very happy to be a part of the Patriot family and expects many successful years.
Coach Huff is the Defensive Coordinator on the freshman team. He also coaches offensive and defensive lines. This is Coach Huff’s first year on the high school staff but he has spent the previous two seasons as head coach for the Patriots 8th grade team. Coach Huff and Coach David Whitaker (7th Grade Coach) started the Junior Patriots program. Each year the Touchdown Club gives an award to the person(s) who demonstrates the utmost commitment to the program; the award bears the names of Coach Whitaker and Huff. Coach Huff is currently pursuing a degree in Education at Kennesaw State University. He is married to Barbara Huff. They have two children, Ryan (19), and Aaron (18).
Grew up in Henry County and played football and soccer throughout his childhood. After high school he attended the University of Georgia and earned his degree in social studies education. While in college he interned with East Jackson High School for one season. He got married in December of 2011 and moved to the Paulding County area this summer. He will be teaching government and economics at PCHS as well as coaching the defensive line and the mens soccer team.