Coleman Middle School

Coach Laster

Coach Laster

Girls Cross Country Head Coach 

It's a great day to be a LONGHORN!


My name is Coach Laster and I am one of the 7th grade Health Teachers. This will be my second year at Bessie Coleman.  I have a passion for promoting healthy lifestyle habits, nutrition, and getting students up and moving. Looking forward to watching the students grow to be health conscious and learn better ways to get active this school year.  Proud University of North Texas Alum with a degree in Kinesiology and minor in Health Promotion.  


Head Track and Cross Country Coach 

Phone: 972.293.4505


Degrees and Certifications:

University of North Texas 
BS in Kinesiology with a minor in Health Promotion


EC-12 Physical Education
EC-12 Healh

Mr. Coach Erick Johnson

Phone: 972 293-4505 Ext. 8362


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. SociologyPhysical Education K-12

Coach Johnson

Boys Cross Country Head Coach 


My name is Erick Johnson and this is my 3rd year with  CHISD.  I was born in Terrell Texas and raised in Dallas Texas. I graduated high school in DISD and I graduated from North Texs State University with a B.A. in Sociology. I am the boy 7th and 8th grade PE teacher, I am the Athletic Coordinator, I coach football, track and is the Head Basketball Coach.

My mission as a Teacher and Coach is to motivate, inspire, encourage and support students by providing a safe, secure and loving environment to educate them socially, emotionally and cognitively so they can continue to build a foundation for life-long learning. I believe in putting GOD first and at the end everything will be great. I am looking forward to an outstanding school year.  I look forward to meeting and collectively discussing improvement for our children.

 "We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated, words of a champion"