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Carl  McGowan
PE/Athletic Director/Head Football Coach
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Valdosta State College 1991 

Bachelors degree in Health and Physical Education 

Grand Canyon University 2007 

Masters in Educational Leadership  


Physical Education teacher, Head Girls Basketball Coach, Football Coach at Atkinson County High School from 1999 to 2007.

Executive Director of the Stenotype Institute of Jacksonville Florida from 2007 to 2014.

Special Education teacher at Waycross Middle School and Varsity Girls basketball coach at Ware County High School 2016-17. 

Weight training and head football coach at Atkinson County High School 2017 to present.

Athletic Director 2019 to present. 


Graudated from Atkinson County High School 1983. 

Married to Nora McGowan since 1984.  Nora is a retired educator who spent more than 20 years teaching in the Atkinson County School system. 

Father Ashley and Aly McGowan. 

Grandfather to Charlie McGowan.