Mr. Dru Powell



Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Dru Powell

Coach Powell is married to his wife Jenilee and they have two sons, Dane (6) and Parker (5).  The Powell’s are currently awaiting the arrival of their first daughter, Live Caroline!  During the 2017-2018 school year, Coach Powell will be teaching Physical Education, Algebra 1A/1B, Project Outreach, and Athletic Media.  The Powell's are members of Eastern Shore Baptist Church.

(Updated 8-17)

M.Ed. Instructional Leadership, 2017    
      The University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL

M.S. Sports Management, 2008
     The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
B.S.Ed. Education, 2006
     The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
     Major:  Secondary Education, Mathematics           
Teaching Experience      
Spanish Fort High School (Fall 2011-Present)
                  -Algebra I, IA, IB, Algebraic Connections, Essentials Math
Gulf Shores High School, Gulf Shores, AL (Fall 2009-Spring 2011)
                  -Algebra for Mastery, Algebraic Connections, Geometry
Tuscaloosa County High School, Northport, AL (Fall 2008-Fall 2009)
                  -Algebra I, IB, Geometry B
Athletic Experience       
Assistant Athletic Director (2015-Present)
Spanish Fort High School
Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach (2011-Present)
Spanish Fort High School
                  -Record of 136-55 in six seasons
                  -Schools first Final Four appearance in 2017
                  -Schools first Elite 8 appearance in 2015
                  -School record for wins in a season (26 in 2015)
                  -Area Champions (2012, 2015, 2016)
Head Varsity Boys Golf Coach (2012-Present)
                  -Class 6A State Runner-Up in 2015, 2016
    -Class 5A State Champions in 2014
                  -Class 5A Third Place in State in 2013
Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach ( 2009-2011)
Gulf Shores High School
Graduate Assistant Basketball Coach (2007-2008)
The University of Alabama
                                    Member of the A-Club at the University of Alabama (2008-Present)
                                    USA Regional Autism Network Constituency Board Member (2017)
                                    Aspiring Leader Program Participant (2016 )                     
                                    Mobile Optimist Club 6A Basketball Coach of the Year (2016, 2017)
                                    Baldwin County Boys Basketball Coach of the Year (2012, 2013, 2015, 2017)
                                    Baldwin County Boys Golf Coach of the Year (2014)
                                    AHSAA Boys Golf Class 5A Coach of the Year (2014)
                                    Founder of ‘Shooting 2 Change’ (2015)