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Matthew Morgan is beginning his seventh year teaching at DeSoto Central High School.
This will be Coach Morgan's sixth year coaching at DeSoto Central. Coach Morgan comes
to DeSoto Central from Thomas County Central in Thomasville, GA where he spent
8 seasons as the ninth grade coach and assistant varsity coach.
A native of Valdosta, GA, Coach Morgan was a 1997 graduate of Lowndes High School.
He went on to Valdosta State University where he graduated in 2002 with a Degree in
Secondary Education and a Degree in Applied Mathematics. He earned a Master's Degree
in Secondary Education in 2009. Coach Morgan started his teaching & coaching career at Thomas County Central High School in 2002.
Coach Morgan is married to the former Lee Anne Rawson of Carthage, MS. Matthew and Lee Anne have three children, Hannah (4),
Finn (3), and Mabry (11 months). Coach Morgan teaches Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus and helps sponsors the National Honor Society.
I am honored to have the opportunity to coach and influence the lives of students at DeSoto Central. I am thankful to Coach Monaghan for the opportunity to serve. I strive to do everything with excellence and I look forward to what is ahead.
A 2009 graduate of DeSoto Central and former All-State performer
for the Jaguars baseball program, Coach Vinson returns to his alma
mater for his first season as an Assistant Coach.
After high school Michael signed to play baseball at Delta State University. While at
DSU, he earned All-Conference, All-Region, and All-American honors. In 2012,
Vinson was part of Delta State’s Gulf South Conference and South Regional
Championship team who would eventually finish as National Runner-Up in the
College World Series. He left DSU ranking top 10 in several hitting categories and
still ranks 3rd in school history in games played.
After college, Vinson worked in the business field utilizing his Bachelor of Science
degree in Sports Management and Master of Business Administration degree
working for the Memphis Grizzlies and later becoming a licensed Insurance Agent.
He is married to his wife Katie, they have 1 daughter, Baylor (15 months).