This year is Coach Drake’s first year of teaching and coaching at Apalachee. He coached defensive line at Mill Creek High School (GA) for two years. In addition, he coached offensive and defensive line at Montgomery County High School (GA) for one year. Coach Drake earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Shorter University. He is from Grayson, Georgia, where he graduated from South Gwinnett High School. He lettered as a defensive lineman for three years. He is married to his wife, Ashley, for five years, and they have a daughter, Emerie (1).