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Alabama High School Football Head Coaches

Curtis Coleman

Curtis Coleman was a star football player at Escambia County High School. He played in the Alabama All-Star game in 1976. Coleman later played football at Livingston between 1976-80 before earning his degree.

He served as a Huffman assistant coach in the early 1980s to Jerry Partridge. In 1988 he took over as the head football coach at Ensley. In six seasons at the helm his teams made the playoffs every season after his first year.

When Partridge retired from public school teaching and became head coach of Coosa Valley Academy of the Alabama Independent School Association, Coleman became the head football coach at Huffman in 1994.

In twelve seasons at Huffman his teams made the playoffs seven times. His 2000 and 2001 teams finished the regular season with 10-0 records. Coach Coleman would move over to Shades Valley in 2006 for the next five seasons where he served as head football coach and athletic director. He remained at the school for five years.

In 2011 he landed at Clay-Chalkville as the Cougars defensive line coach under Jerry Hood, a friend and one of his former players. He taught physical education at the school.

Coleman compiled a 129-120 record at Ensley, Huffman and Shades Valley as a head coach. He served as a District 5 representative to the Alabama High School Athletic Associations Central Board of Control. His tenure in the Birmingham City Schools system was 24 years before moving to Clay-Chalkville.

Known Record:  129-120-0   51.8%

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 Team   Season   Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T   PF  PA   Region   Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Shades Valley
Shades Valley2010 6A1-9206317R71-6153211
Shades Valley2009 6A6-4229178R74-3137110
Shades Valley2008 6A4-6203240R73-4131150
Shades Valley2007 6A2-8159305R72-5114200
Shades Valley2006 6A0-1092257R70-764147
 5 Years13-3788912970-00010-25599818
Huffman2005 6A6-52872230-1814R74-1190111
Huffman2004 6A7-42972230-11417R74-116398
Huffman2003 6A7-41932300-11550R73-210396
Huffman2002 6A6-51941760-1021R73-210980
Huffman2001 6A13-14111943-18752R7#7-0244107
Huffman2000 6A12-13571102-16635R7#7-018040
Huffman1999 6A6-4230197R130-32659
Huffman1998 6A4-6134240R131-230114
Huffman1997 6A8-2237161R122-14655
Huffman1996 6A5-5182281R122-15251
Huffman1995 6A5-62091690-1830R122-17544
Huffman1994 6A4-6185228R121-25865
 12 Years83-49291624325-719821936-161276920
Ensley1993 6A5-61422520-12042R112-13746
Ensley1992 6A8-32101121-13331R11#3-06026
Ensley1991 6A7-52301781-12817R11#3-06025
Ensley1990 6A3-81392100-1627R112-15922
Ensley1989 6A7-51801771-14234R132-25861
Ensley1988 6A3-781170R131-33888
 6 Years33-3498210993-512915113-7312268
 23 Years129-120478748288-1232737059-4821872006

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