Coach Knott retired from teaching in December of 2012 but has continued as the Head Athletic Trainer at East Coweta. He began teaching at ECHS in 1982, and over the years he has coached the Cheerleading and Track Teams.
After Coach Knott graduated from Yazoo City High School, where he played for Head Coach Sammy Howard, he attended Mississippi State University, earning a Master’s Degree in Physical Education and a letter as a Student Athletic Trainer.
A few notable student trainers he taught that continued into higher education and health sciences include:
Stephanie Rosehart - MED,ATC – Assistant Athletic Trainer for Women’s Soccer at the University of South Carolina
Tim Harrington, PhD. – Professor in the School of Education at Chicago State University
Nicole M. Andrews, DVM – Owns a veterinary practice in Moreland, GA
Coach Knott is married to Lisa who also retired from ECHS last December after 30 years in the classroom.