Michael Coleman

Michael Coleman

Michael Coleman is the Sports Director for KLTV 7/KTRE 9.

He was born and raised in Lawrence, Kansas, home of the Kansas Jayhawks. Coleman grew up blocks away from the campus.

He played college football and was a running back at Coffeyville Junior College and Southern Illinois University. He also played track. He was inducted into the Coffeyville Junior College Hall of Fame. Michael graduated from Southern Illinois University with a bachelor's in speech communication.

Michael has been around coaches all his life, long before becoming a sportscaster. His father was a high school coach and he comes from a family of athletes and sports lovers.

He has worked in many markets and most recently worked at a CBS affiliate in Kansas City as sports director. Prior to that, he worked for NY News 12 in Long Island as sports director.

Michael is no stranger to East Texas. He previously worked for KLTV from 1997 to 2003 before moving to New York.

He is married to his wife Gina, who is a breast cancer survivor whom he calls "a true hero."

Michael prides himself on having a great rapport with athletes and coaches and he's excited to cover sports in the Piney Woods, especially high school football.

Recent Articles by Michael

Week 1 Schedule

Kilgore Rangers ready to launch with new coach who’s a familiar face

  Coach Traylor says ‘effort, ball security’ are non-negotiable in football

  John Tyler coach hopes summer camp conditioning will help players outlast opponents

  E-sports earning skilled young video gamers money for school

  Grace Community Cougars ready to reload

  All Saints look to build off experience

  Mount Vernon coach Art Briles speaks to media after practice Monday

  Longview Lobos gearing up to defend state title

  Return of Travis Frederick setting the tone for Cowboys offensive line

  COWBOYS CAMP: Dak Prescott continuing to learn from Jon Kitna and Kellen Moore

  Jason Witten brings years of experience with training camp return

  Cowboys Camp: Press conference addresses Elliott absence, other pressing issues

Questions surround Cowboys firepower as team heads to training camp

Ezekiel Elliot’s future of interest at Cowboys Camp

  Youth Football Concussions

  New Basketball League For Kids

  Former NFL players host coaches’ clinic

  East Texas baseball fan wins trip to Hall of Fame

  13-year-old builds putting green where pool used to be

  Former chair of Baylor Regents defends Briles

  Lady Patriots headed to World Cup

  Former Hallsville Bobcat Justin Slaten chats after being drafted to Texas Rangers

  13 Year Old Boxer Rises

  Fundraiser For KATD

  Lindale alum to rodeo with Texas Aggies

  MLB draft calls on Hallsville twice

  Kilgore Bulldogs End Drought

  John Tyler alum gives back

  Mount Vernon ISD superintendent speaks about decision to hire former Baylor football coach