Coleman’s nomination noted a definitive change in culture that has resulted in more community involvement and success on the field.
The Lions hadn’t had a winning season since 2008. Coleman has led Luella to the playoffs in back-to-back years.
Each winner of the Coach of the Week program receives a $1,000 grant for their football program, a commemorative Falcons item and recognition from the Falcons and Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Atlanta Falcons Coach of the Week for 2021
Week 1: Craig Coleman, Luella
Week 2: Rich Fendley, Bowdon
Week 3: William Felton, Decatur
Week 4: Wesley Tankersley, Stephens County
Week 5: Marquis Westbrook, Warner Robins
Week 6: Maurice Dixon, Creekside
Week 7: Zach Corcoran, St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School
Week 8: Leroy Hood, Pebblebrook
Week 9: Rodney Hackney, Riverdale