Phone: 770-382-3200


Degrees and Certifications:

High School- Wyandotte Roosevelt High School, Wyandotte, Michigan 1996 College- Albion College, Albion, Michigan BA History 2000 College- Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan MAT 2006

Coach Candela

Starting my 20th year in teaching, 16th in Georgia and 4th at Cartersville High School.



I am married to my wife, Heather Candela who teaches ELA at Cartersville High School.

I have two beautiful step daughters, Dr. Caitlin Hester and Mrs. Bethany Alcorn.

Together, my wife and I have wonderful 8 year old twin sons, Parker and Tate.

We also have 3 fantastic grandchildren, Braylon, Bentley, and Beau.


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