Teacher of the Week: Mr. Tom Coleman


Fabria Brower

Teacher of the Week: Mr. Tom Coleman

Eagle Eye: Why did you become a teacher?
Tom Coleman: I desire to make a difference and change the lives of students.

EE: Why did you choose the subject you teach?
TC: I became a physical education teacher so I can teach the students the value of being active and staying healthy.

EE: What’s your favorite thing about teaching at Tyrone?
TC: I really enjoy the students and co-workers.

EE: What are some of your favorite hobbies and interests?
TC: Watching my sons Aiden and AJ play sports, fishing, and mowing lawns.

EE: What is some good advice you’ve been given as a teacher?
TC: Understand your role in the students’ lives and manage your classroom fairly and firmly

EE: What’s the hardest part of teaching and why?
TC: Nothing, I really enjoy teaching!!!!!

EE: What are some jobs held before you got into teaching?
TC: Worked on a dairy farm, an envelope factory, construction, and TSS worker for the Home Nursing Agency.

EE: What is something that students might be surprised to find out about you?
TC: That I have a twin brother.

EE: What’s your favorite movie?
TC: Dazed and Confused, Top Gun-Maverick

EE: What is your spirit animal? Why?
TC: The Eagle because it has a laser-like focus and allows us to channel a strong force of will. We can benefit from the Eagle’s warlike energy and refuse to succumb to defeat.