Coach Dement was born in Odessa Texas and played for Odessa Permian, the home of Friday Night Lights. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Sport Science with a minor in English from McMurry University. While in college he played strong safety and cornerback as well as throwing the javelin for the track team. He is starting his 9th year coaching. His first five years were at Bay City High School as the Defensive back coach, and the last four years here at Robert G. Cole, two years as a middle school coach and the last two as the Defensive Coordinator and Head Boys Track coach. He teaches Health, 8th grade - 12th grade and PE. He is married to his lovely wife Sheila and has two kids Tommy -11 and Marty-7.