Coach Bachtel (Coach B) is in his third year at Rockmart High School. He has the privilage of teaching Chemistry, Honors Chemistry and Honors Physics. He previously taught Physical Science, Biology and Honors Physics. He is also Head Girls Cross Country coach for Rockmart High School.
Coach. B is a 1997 graduate of Kennesaw State University. He holds a Bachlors of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. While at KSU, he was a student athelete in the sports of Cross Country and Track and Field. In cross country, he made two Peachbelt Athletic Conference All Conference teams, a NCAA South Region All Region team and competed in three national championship races. While at KSU, he worked on an NIH grant studying the CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors through computational chemistry and molecular modeling..
Coach. B previously worked as a Supply teacher at McEachern High School in Cobb County (Physics and Earth Science) and as a substitute teacher in Cobb and Paulding counties. He also worked for CryoLife, Inc, a biotechnology company in Kennesaw, GA.
Coach. B has been married to his wife Lori for 18 years and they have three children; Aubrey, Maddie and William. He enjoys playing tennis and golf and watching his kids compete in their respective sports and activities.