Coach Candela

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 16th year in teaching, 12 in Georgia and 3rd at Cartersville Middle School.

Teaching Career:

Gibraltar Carlson High School, Gibraltar, Michigan 2003-2007

Woodland High School, Cartersville, Georgia 2007-2013

Bartow County College and Career Academy, Cartersville, Georgia 2013-2014

Kennesaw Mountain High School, Kennesaw, Georgia 2014-2016

Cartersville Middle School, Cartersville, Georgia 2016-Present


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

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

Together, my wife and I have wonderful 4 year old twin sons, Parker and Tate.

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