|High School:||Monett HS|
In 2010: Appeared in three games as a freshman with one start. He is the lone Lion pitcher returning that started a contest in 2010.
In High School- Started four years as a pitcher and infielder for Coach Michael Calhoun's Monett Cubs. Earned All-Conference honors as a pitcher as a sophomore, junior, and senior. Added and All-Conference selection as a senior. Also earned All-Conference nod at third base as a junior. Leaves Monett HS as the all-time leader in strikeouts, innings pitched, complete games, and games pitched. Led the Cubs to District Titles in 2006 and 2007.
Personal- Born on June 12, 1990 in Oklahoma City... Son of Mark and Penni Coatney... Undecided on a major at Southern.