Russ Moore, Principal
    Russ Moore, Principal

    Russ Moore joined the Foley High School family in 1994 as an English teacher after three years teaching in Georgia.  Over the next eleven years he taught and coached a generation of Foley Lions.  In 2005 he joined the administrative staff at Foley High School, and in 2009 he became the head principal of his alma mater. 

    Mr. Moore was born and grew up in Foley in a family that first arrived in Bon Secour in the early 1800’s.  He and his wife Rocky are proud to be raising their four children in this wonderful feeder pattern, and they have two FHS graduates with two more currently thriving at Foley HS.

    M.S. University of South Alabama

    B.S. University of Alabama

    Foley High School Class of 1987

    Email:  Mr. Russ Moore
     James Akins, Assistant Principal
    James Akins is a 1992 graduate of Foley High School.  He attended the University of South Alabama and received a Bachelor' Degree in Education in 2006 and a Master's Degree in Administration in 2013.  Mr. Akins has taught at Loxley, Elsanor and Orange Beach Elementary Schools since 2008. He is in the United States Navy Reserve and has served two tours in Kuwait and Afghanistan. Mr. Akins and his wife Meredith were married in 1995 and have two children, Jonathan and Madelyn.

      Jonathan Crawford, Assistant Principal

    Jonathan Crawford is a 1985 graduate of Saint Clair County High School. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from UAB, where he also received a M. Ed. and Ed.S. in Secondary Education. In 2009, he received an Ed.S. in Educational Leadership from the University of West Florida and earned his doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction in 2011.  During his career, Crawford has taught at Selma High School, C.F. Vigor High School, and Baldwin County High School.  During the 2014-2015 school year, Mr. Crawford became an assistant principal at Foley High School and, after a stint as an assistant principal at Baldwin County High School, has now returned to Foley High School. He also is an adjunct instructor for the University of West Florida’s TeacherReady program.

    Mr. Crawford’s wife Angela is a teacher who works in Mobile County. They have a son, Max, who attends Spanish Fort Middle School.

    Shane Tucker, Assistant Principal 
    Mr. Tucker has been a part of the Foley High School family since 1995 and has served FHS as a math teacher, and coached football and JV baseball before moving into his current role in 1998.  He is married to Carmyn (Reed) Tucker from Cullomburg, AL, who teaches at Foley Elementary School.  Their oldest daughter, Brandi, a graduate of Foley High School, is married to Dustin Hines and resides in Newton, MS, where she is an English/Lit teacher at Scott Central Attendance Center in Forest, MS.  Their youngest daughter, Bonnie Clair, is also a graduate of FHS and volunteers at several organizations in Foley.  Mr. and Mrs. Tucker also have one daughter, Robyn Blair, who resides in Heaven.  
    Mr. Tucker enjoys sports, music, and spending time with his family and friends.  He is a also a member of the Foley First Baptist Church.  While the Tucker family cannot claim to be natives to Foley, they do claim to be locals as they have resided in Foley since 1994.