Phone: 3372174630 ext 1339


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music Education

Mr. Kevin Coker

Kevin Coker is in his twenty-ninth year of teaching and his fourteenth as the Director of the S. P. Arnett Middle School Bands. Mr. Coker came to Arnett from DeQuincy High School where he was Director of Bands for ten years. He is a magna cum laude graduate of McNeese State University with a Bachelor of Music Education. While at McNeese he was principal euphonium in the wind ensemble, performed in the jazz band, and marched with the Pride of McNeese Marching Band also serving as drum major. Under his direction, his ensembles have consistently been awarded superior ratings at district and state concert and marching festivals. He has served as District V President, and he was named “Teacher of the Year – 2002-2003" for DeQuincy High School. In 2010, Mr. Coker was named the Dr. Norman E. Smith District V Band Director of the Year” by the District V Band and Orchestra Director’s Association. Mr. Coker is a member of the Louisiana Music Educators Association, the National Association for Music Education, and the Phi Beta Mu International Bandmasters Fraternity.