Courtland High School Cougar Baseball welcomes back Chris Meek for his third season as JV Baseball Coach.
Coach Meek is a 1988 graduate of Fort Defiance High School where he was a part of the football, basketball and track teams. He then attended Olivet Nazarene University where he was a member of the football and track programs. Coach Meek graduated from Olivet with a degree in Psychology and Christian Education. In 2011, he received his Masters Degree in Spiritual Formation from Northwest Nazarene University. Coach Meek obtained his teaching licensure through Shenandoah University's Career Switcher program in 2012.
Coach Meek moved to Spotsylvania County in 1996. He served as a local youth pastor until he moved into public education in 2011. In 2011, he began as a substitute teacher, primarily at Spotsylvania Middle School. He then served as a para-educator in the Behavioral Support Program there. In 2013 and 2014, he taught History at the Rappahannock Juvenile Detention Center and in the fall of 2015, he began teaching World History at Courtland High School.
Prior to joining the Cougar Baseball staff, Coach Meek has coached football, basketball, and track at Freedom Middle School. He is also serving in his second stint as Defensive Coordinator for the Cougar football program. He has held the current position since 2013 and held it previously from 1997-2002.
Coach Meek and his wife Christie have been married for 22 years and make their home in Spotsylvania. They have four children: Emma (18), Ryan (16), Lyndi (14), and Adam (11).
Coach Acors on Coach Meek: "Some of the best advice I ever received was to 'surround yourself with good people.' By adding Coach Meek, I know we have done just that. Having known him for more than a decade, I know the character and class, consistency and dignity that Coach Meek brings with him, and those traits automatically make us a better unit. Our players are very fortunate to get to spend each day with him, and so am I. I have no doubts in his abilities as a leader of men and I am certain he is going to play a critical role in the success of our program moving forward. He is certainly a blessing!"