Kurt Knight - Linebacker Coach
Kurt Knight is a graduate of Fairview High School. While attending Fairview, he was a member of the football, baseball and basketball teams and received all county and all area awards in all three sports. He also received academic all state honorable mention as an athlete, all state baseball, all sports award, Army scholarship award, and graduated at the top of his class. After completing high school, he graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa with a Bachelors degree in Secondary Education Social Sciences. He received his Masters in Secondary Education History with Magna Cum Laude honors from the University of Alabama in Gadsden. He is currently working on his EDS from the University of Alabama in History. Coach Knight taught History at Parkside for four years and is going into his third year of teaching History at Fairview.
Coach Knight coached middle school football and basketball at Parkside. He started the first football program in Parkside/Baileyton history winning half their games. He continues to coach Varsity football and basketball at Fairview. During this time, the teams had impressive records. The 9th grade Basketball Team has won numerous championships, including back to back ninth grade basketball county championships with the first championship including the Varsity, JV, and Ninth grade teams. He will be coaching High School golf this season.
Kurt and his wife, Tanya, have been married for five years. They attend Sacred Heart Church and live in Fairview. He and his family would like to wish all of Fairview’s academic and athletic programs success.