Chris Counts, M.S., CAA

Dean of Students
Athletic Director
Year Appointed: 2017
Originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee, Coach Counts has spent 26 years teaching and working with children from the elementary level to post -high school.  He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from King University, while playing baseball there.  Coach has been a member of the Brighton staff since 2013, and prior to that, he served 18 years as the baseball coach and a teacher at Episcopal of Baton Rouge.  After graduating from King in '91, Coach Counts was hired by Louisiana State University Athletic Department as a Graduate Assistant.  While there, he earned Master’s Degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Pedagogy and Motor Behavior. Coach Counts is a Certified Athletic Administrator sanctioned by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.