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Willie Coulter

Coach Coulter

Coach Coulter – Head Boys Basketball / Assistant Football

Willie F. Coulter was born to Mrs. Esterlene Williams Coulter on March 28, 1954 in the city of Clarksville, Texas the 5th son of 12 children.  He grew up in the Annona / Clarksville area and attended the Annona and Cheatham schools.  In 1972, he graduated from Clarksville High School where he was an active member of student government for four years.  He was also an All District letterman in the sports of football, basketball and track and field.  He held the school record in the discus throw with a throw of 176 feet until it was broken by Stacy Dillard.  He was notably the first African American athlete to start and play the quarterback position in Clarksville after the intergration of school here in Clarksville in 1969.  He was recruited in both football and basketball.  He received scholarship offers from the University of Tulsa and the North Texas State Mean Green, but not his beloved Oklahoma Boomer Sooners. He decided to attend Paris Junior College on a basketball scholarship.  While there he was named to the All Texas Eastern Conference basketball team in 1974.

Coach Coulter went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.  While at Henderson he was named captain of his 1975-76 basketball team that finished second in the nation NAIA Division with a 29 and 3 record. He was named to the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference  1st Team, NAIA All District 17 1st Team, NAIA National Tournament 1st Team, and to the NAIA All American Team.  Coach also chose to become a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated while at Henderson.

In 1994 Coach Coulter received a Masters Degree in Educational Administration from East Texas State University in Commerce, Texas.  He has also earned certifications in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Drivers Education, and Special Education.  He is currently working toward attaining his Doctorate of Ministry Degree from Andersonville Theological Seminary in Camilla, Georgia.

Willie F. Coulter has served as teacher, coach and administrator in over 10 public school districts throughout the state of Texas over the past 40 years.

He has received numerous teacher of the year and coach of the year awards during his career.

Willie married his high school sweetheart, Mrs. Robbie Marie Edwards Coulter on July 24, 1976.  The Lord blessed this union with four children  (Two Daughters, Shamora and Stacye and two Sons Rylan and Roderick).  They also have four grandchildren: Shamoria, Regin, R.J. and Bubba.

Coach Coulter is an active member of the Trinity Friendship Baptist Church in Wylie, Texas where he serves as the Assistant Pastor.

He enjoys working in his yard, watching and attending sporting events and spending time with his family.

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