Josh Cates is in his 1st year coaching at Pepperell High School, holding positions in the football and baseball programs. Coach Cates was a four-year letterman at Rockmart High School. After graduating in 2011, he received a football scholarship to Valdosta State.
Josh's coaching career began at The Valwood School, where he spent two years as a baseball assistant and defensive line coach. He was also the Defensive Coordinator for the Valiants middle school program. Coach Cates is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Special Education and is excited about joining the Dragon family!