Coach Dakota Bodree
Coach Bodree is in his second year as the head middle school football coach at Central Baldwin and in his fourth year as the assistant varsity baseball coach at Robertsdale High School. Bodree also served as the wide receivers coach for two years and is currently the strength and conditioning coach at Robertsdale High School. Bodree is a 2006 graduate from Robertsdale High School where he was a dual sport athlete playing both football and baseball.
In 2006, after graduating from Robertsdale, Bodree signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Faulkner State Community College (2006-2007). After one year of junior college, Bodree continued his baseball career at Mississippi College from 2007-2010. In his time at Mississippi College, he was a three-year starter at shortstop for the Choctaws. He was a first team all-conference and first team all-region shortstop. In 2010, the Choctaws were 39-11, and ranked 5th in the county in NCAA Division III. That year the Choctaws finished the season runner-up in the NCAA South Regional in Portland, Oregon.
Coach Bodree graduated from Mississippi College with his Bachelor’s Degree in kinesiology and his Master’s Degree in higher education administration. While in graduate school, he served as the graduate assistant baseball coach for the Choctaws from 2010-2012. He spent those two years as the recruiting coordinator and strength and conditioning coach along with coaching infielders and hitters.
During 2013, Bodree was the assistant head coach at Central Hinds Academy in Raymond, Mississippi. The Cougars finished 22-9; they won the district championship; and they were named 3A North State runner-up in the MAIS playoffs. In 2014, Bodree served as an assistant under Coach Bezeredi at Baldwin County High School, and from 2014-2019, Bodree was an infield and hitting instructor at West Florida Baseball Academy.
Coach Bodree is married to Kayla Bodree, and together they have three daughters: Jolie, Annaleigh, and Everly-Mae.
Coach Lance Harrison
My name is Lance Harrison, and I am a Physical Education teacher and bus driver at Central Baldwin. This will be my 6th year at Central Baldwin. I have coached football for 4 years and served two seasons as assistant coach for girls' basketball. I enjoy working with our kids and building relationships to help as they grow into young adults. Go Bears!
Coach Kenny Nelson
Coach Nelson is in his fourth year with the Central Baldwin Middle School family. He currently teaches 7th grade AP Civics and Geography. His wife, Carly, is a Mobile native and teaches Language Arts at Central Baldwin Middle School as well. They are both graduates of the University of South Alabama. They have one daughter, Kenly, who is 12 years old and attends St. Patrick Catholic School and plays volleyball for St. Michael Catholic. He has 36 years of baseball experience and 20 years of coaching experience. Coach Nelson has played and coached at many different levels and is retired from a 10-year professional baseball career. During his professional athletic career, Coach Nelson has played minor league baseball for the Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, Philadelphia Phillies and the Toronto Blue Jays organizations. Coach Nelson has also coached middle school boys’ and girls’ soccer, track, cross country, basketball and football. Coach Nelson enjoys spending time with his family at the beach, playing disc golf, and taking his dogs, Emma and Dale, to the dog park.