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Jody Bacchus graduated from Lee University with his Master’s Degree in 2007. He began teaching in Whitfield County Schools in 2008 at North Whitfield Middle School. Jody served as athletic director, PE teacher, head basketball coach, football coach and baseball coach in his time at North Whitfield. Bacchus began coaching the Lady Colts basketball team in 2017. He is currently a special education teacher at Coahulla Creek. Jody is passionate about coaching and Colts athletics. He lives in Cohutta with his wife, Sam, a teacher at North Whitfield, and his two children, daughter Riley, 10, and son, Ryder, 7, both students at Varnell Elementary. They attend Crosspointe Church in Dalton and enjoy traveling together to see extended family. Jody is excited about joining the Colts football staff and serving under Coach Wilson’s leadership. He believes in the direction and mission of the program and knows that the teams’ best days are ahead!