Coach Cockrell: Head Football Coach Born and raised in Eutaw, AL. Coach Cockrell played middle school football, high school football, and even college football. He attended Greene County High School where he was a great football player. After graduating high school in 2002, Coach Cockrell attended Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, AL. He participated in one season with the Gamecocks prior to his injury. After this incident, he decided to just focus on academics. He graduated with his bachelor's degree in Physical Education from Jacksonville State University in 2012. After graduating, Coach Cockrell moved back home to Eutaw, AL where he coached little league football for the Branch Heights Community Center from 2012-2015. He also worked at Greene Track Inc. as well as a local power company.
Coach Cockrell has always had a humble spirit and strong drive for football. In 2014, Coach began working for the Greene County Board of Education at Paramount Jr. High School. From 2015-2016 he worked at Carver Middle School as a Physical Education teacher and middle school Head football coach. In 2016, Coach Cockrell moved to Robert Brown Middle School as the Head football coach where the football team won the championship in 2017. He was hired as Greene County High School Head Football Coach summer of 2019. Coach Cockrell is honored to be able to coach football at the high school he once attended. He continues to work hard throughout his community giving back and mentoring to the youth, especially young men. Coach Cockrell believes discipline, dedication, 100% effort, loyalty, teamwork, and consistency is vital to building a successful football program. Moreover, he's excited about the upcoming 2023 football season! GO TIGERS!