Nick Bach has been appointed Gilman's new varsity football head coach, succeeding Tim Holley '77. He will join the Gilman faculty this summer.
Nick is the current varsity football head coach at Mountain View High School, a Region 6 AAAAAAA high school in Gwinnett County, Georgia. Prior to becoming the head coach, he served as Mountain View's defensive coordinator, special teams coordinator, recruiting coordinator, academic coordinator, and linebackers coach. With Nick at the helm, his teams achieved school records in every statistical category, culminating with the school's first football state playoff berth and statewide ranking (#9 in Class 7A) in 2016. His 2017 team capped a 9-2 regular season by advancing to the second round of the Class 7A state playoffs for the first time in school history. While at Mountain View he has been honored as the Touchdown Club of Atlanta's Coach of the Week, Region 6-7A Coach of the Year, and the Gwinnett County Coach of the Year. In addition to his football duties at Mountain View, Nick teaches history and serves in athletics administration.
A 2001 graduate of the State University College at Buffalo, Nick holds a Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness and was a defensive end on the football team. In addition, Nick holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from Otterbein University. He holds his RAA certification from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.
Prior to joining the faculty at Mountain View, Nick coached high school football in New York state and at the collegiate level at Johns Hopkins University, Otterbein University, East Stroudsburg University, and the University of Buffalo.