Coach Lanier has been with Allatoona since the school opened where he served as the Head Wrestling Coach the first 8 years. His program finished in the top 5 in the state for 4 of those 8 years winning region and county multiple times with 1 state runner-up and 2 3rd place finishes. 2019 will be his first year serving as the Men’s Golf Coach.
He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and his Education degree from the University of Georgia. He also holds a Master’s degree in Sport Science. Coach Lanier is a 49 year resident of Acworth graduating from North Cobb High School where he and his wife LeighAnn met. They have been married for 32 years and have 2 children, Zack and Brittney, that graduated from Allatoona High School and Kennesaw State University. Coach Lanier taught English for 17 years and is now teaching Construction and Woodworking here at Allatoona.