Coastal Alabama Community College

Coastal Alabama Community College is a public community college with nine campuses in southern Alabama: Bay Minette, Fairhope, Gulf Shores, Atmore, Brewton, Gilbertown, Jackson, Monroeville, and Thomasville. It is a member of the Alabama Community College System. Coastal Alabama was formed through the consolidation of Alabama Southern Community College, Faulkner State Community College, and Jefferson Davis Community College.

Coastal Alabama Community College
TypeCommunity College
PresidentDr. Craig Pouncey
Academic staff
Location, ,
30.85°N 87.78°W / 30.85; -87.78
MascotSun Chiefs, Eagles, Warhawks


The college was founded in 1965 as Jefferson Davis Community College.


The College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award three different types of Associate degrees: Associate of Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), and Associate in Applied Science Degrees (AAS).


The College offers athletics programs in the following fields: Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, Golf, Tennis, and Cheerleading. In 2010 longtime Head Coach Wayne Larker led the baseball team to its first-ever appearance in the NJCAA World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado. Anchored by the program's best ever 1-2 combo Patrick Shreve and Joe Hernandez on the mound. THE Sun Chiefs were also solid on defense. In the middle you had Keith Kizer and Danny Wass and at the plate they were led by Drew Prichard and Josh Huggins. Credit also goes to the GORP (Game Out of Reach Pitcher) Austin Trehern, who swallowed up innings t give relief to conference rotation of pitchers Josh Fein & John Wayne Layne.

Additional accreditation

  • American Dental Association
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • American Culinary Federation Educational Institute
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs - Surgical Technologist
  • Commission on Accreditation of Hospitality Management

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