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Coach has a big heart and a healthy appetite, and a wicked swing with a chainsaw. After a knee injury ended his career as a defensive lineman in college, Coach salvaged his Physical Education degree (barely) and landed a job teaching health at the local high school in his hometown of Savannah. Working as a defensive coordinator for the freshmen tour team might not have been the best path to a pro coaching career; but it’s come in pretty handy in guiding a group of Survivors to safety. Coach has watched his beloved hometown get ravaged by infected - now it’s time to deliver his own brand of Southern hospitality.
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Coach is one of the four playable survivors in Left 4 Dead 2. He was a high-school health teacher and coordinator for the freshman football team before the Infection hit his hometown of Savannah. He is the oldest of the group and takes it upon himself to motivate his fellow Survivors.

Coach's facial features are based on Darnell Rice and he is voiced by Chad Coleman. 

Coach is the eldest, voice of reason, and authority of the Left 4 Dead 2 team, playing a similar role to Bill in Left 4 Dead. He comes across as a warm-hearted father figure with an optimistic attitude that is hard to disagree with. Despite his friendly demeanor, his experience as an actual coach makes him demand things of the other Survivors in a positive way - for example, loudly encouraging them to get back on their feet. All in all, Coach can be considered the father figure of the group, if not the leader.


Coach is a slight overweight afro-american man around 44 years old, wears a purple and yellow shirt with FHS marked on it. He also wears fingerless gloves, beige pants and dirty shoes.


  • He is 44 years old.
  • Like Ellis, he likes the Midnight Riders.
  • Coach have many things in common with Bill. Both have knee injuries. They also are the older, "mentor" type in their group, and have a dislike for climbing stairs. Also, both have a different physical disadvantage. Bill's disadvantage is that he's older than anyone out of the two groups. In Coach's case, his disadvantage is that he is overweight.



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Left 4 Dead
Bill Overbeck | Zoey | Francis | Louis

Left 4 Dead 2
Coach | Nick | Rochelle | Ellis

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