Coach Gerlach is entering his 2nd year at Apalachee where he will be coaching outside linebackers. Prior to Apalachee, Coach Gerlach coached 6 years at Briarwood Academy where he served as the defensive coordinator. Coach Gerlach holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematics Education from the University of Georgia as well as a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education from Georgia Southern University. This year Coach Gerlach is teaching Geometry and Pre-Calculus.
Coach Gerlach is originally from Thomson, Georgia where he attended Briarwood Academy. He has been married for two years to Taylor and they have two dogs, Captain America and Thor. Coach Gerlach also enjoys hunting, video games, and graphic design.