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Mr. Goodwin


Coach Michael Goodwin has worked at the Center for New Opportunities (CNO) for three years where he teaches 7th through 12th grade history. Mr. Goodwin is also the head junior high school boys basketball coach and an assistant track coach at Biloxi High School. In his spare time he volunteers in the community, mentors the youth, and serves as a guest speaker at various engagements covering a multitude of topics. 
Mr. Goodwin was born in Selma, AL. He graduated high school in Jacksonville, AR. He has associate degrees from Arkansas State University and the Community College of the Air Force. He holds a bachelor degree in behavioral science from Ashford University, and a masters degree in education from William Carey University.  
Mr. Goodwin is well traveled; he is a retiree of the United States Air Force. He has traveled from coast to coast within the U.S. in service of our country and has lived in Turkey, played basketball in the United Kingdom (England) and Germany, and served our Nation in Qatar and Saudi Arabia during his 20 years of faithful military duty.
Mr. Goodwin's military accomplishments include the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, and the AF Small Arms Expert Marksman Ribbon. While working for Biloxi Public Schools, Coach Goodwin was awarded Teacher of the Year at the CNO for 2020 - 2021.
Coach Goodwin is blessed to have a phenomenal family: Sarah (wife) and two sons, DeVonte' and Na'Sir.
Last Modified on August 16, 2021