Tony Bateman began coaching in 2011 in Newport News, Virginia.  After 2 seasons at Menchville High School he made the move to both the Defensive side of the ball and his alma mater Deep Creek High School.

Over the next 5 years he had the privilege to work with and against some of the best talent to come out of the state both as a coordinated and position coach.  Since making the move to Mecklenburg Co. Virginia he served as Defensive Coordinator at Bluestone High School and remained in this position at the newly formed Mecklenburg County HS in 2022.

Bateman is married with 2 sons and hold a Bachelor’s in Sociology with a minor in leadership from Averett University.