Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. in Criminal Justice with Minor in Psychology Honors/Gifted Certified AP Certified (Human Geography) VFW Athens-Area Teacher of the Year 2008
Mr. Thomas Gooch
Coach Gooch has been a teacher/coach at Oconee County High School for 15 years, beginning in 2005. Coach Gooch teaches Honors U.S. History and AP Human Geography. Coach Gooch is also the Head Baseball Coach, as well as the Asst. Head Football coach/OL Coach. Prior to O.C.H.S. he spent 5 years at Cedar Shoals High School teaching Social Studies and coaching Varsity baseball and football. Coach Gooch is originally from Cartersville, GA, played collegiate baseball and graduated from La Grange College. He is married to Deborah Gooch and has three children; Audrey (16), Ava (14), and Dylan (14).