Head Coach: Chuck Cooper | email@example.com
Assistant Coach: Evan Shipman | firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Coach: Remy Powell | email@example.com
Head Coach: Chuck Cooper
Chuck Cooper, will head up the school’s baseball program and serve as Varsity Head Coach beginning with the 2022-23 school year. Coach Cooper comes to CCS immediately from Scotts Hill High School in Reagan, Tennessee where he led the Lions to a 35-26 record from 2020-2022 and earned a District Championship in the 2021 season.
Prior to working at Scotts Hill, Cooper spent 13 years as the Head Coach at Jackson Christian School from 2007-2020. During that time, his teams posted a 307-167 record while winning 8 district championships and making 7 State Tournament appearances. Cooper's JCS Eagles earned two TSSAA State Runner-Up Titles (2007, 2010) and two State Championships (2008,
2014) under his direction.
CCS President, Dr. Brad Moser, stated that “Clarksville Christian School is delighted to enthusiastically welcome Coach Chuck Cooper to the CCS family. His winning mentality and standard of excellence produces champions on the field. More importantly, his way of coaching and mentoring inspires players to become better people in their lives outside of the game of
Remarking on his new role with CCS baseball, Cooper noted that he is “excited to join with Dr. Moser and the CCS Family in using the avenue of baseball in Clarksville-Montgomery County as a tool to mold people for Christ. We will do more than just win baseball games. With God’s continued blessings, we will impact lives, create the next generation of leaders, and teach our players how to become the men, husbands, fathers, and workers that God made them to be.” CCS Director of Athletics, Cole Harper, affirmed that Clarksville Christian School has ambitious plans for the baseball program. “Under the direction of a proven leader like Coach Cooper, we will begin working immediately to strengthen our program from the foundational to the most elite levels”, says Harper. He further added that the quality of facilities the school will have in the newly announced Killebrew community “will allow CCS to be competitive locally, regionally, and nationally.”
Coach Cooper has accumulated an overall record of 342-193 in his 18 years of high school coaching experience. He has been married to Dawn Holmes of Jackson, Tennessee for 21 years and the couple have two children together, Kenzie (16) and Korbin (13).
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Assistant Coach: Rémy Powell
Remy hails from Orlando Florida where he grew up and played baseball for over ten years. After graduating from Mount Dora Christian Academy Coach Powell went to the University of Florida on an academic scholarship to pursue his passion in Environmental Public health and agriculture.
Rémy has two siblings, one that currently plays softball at the University of WestFlorida and another who is currently in middle school and attending Alabama Christian. Coach Powell currently lives in Clarksville with his wife Casey and his daughter Bria.
Coach Powell played for West Orange High school (population ~4,000 students) and Mount Dora Christian Academy in his high school baseball career. Coach Powell’s high school team at West Orange was a mecca for baseball with professional and collegiate baseball players frequently attending practices to get reps in with his high school team.
A favorite memory of baseball includes playing in the Florida High School State Tournament. 22 of 24 players on Powell’s high school team committed to college and one other player got drafted in the first round right out of high school. It was not uncommon for Powell to catch minor league guys and even had the opportunity to catch professional pitchers such as Adam Wainwright and current MLB pitcher Austin Gomber.
He has been coaching since high school specializing in catchers and mobility work. Coach Powell is also the director of CCS Agriculture Institute and likes to spend his weekends gardening, watching baseball, and taking care of his livestock.
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Assistant Coach: Evan Shipman
Evan has been coaching baseball at CCS for the past two years. A native to Clarksville, Coach Shipman has two younger brothers and one younger sister. Shipman is proud that his mom and dad raised him and his siblings on Jesus and baseball.
Coach Shipman considers CCS his second family, and says, “At CCS, we provide a community that feels more like a family than a faculty and I thank God all the time that I am here with them.”
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