Mr. Eric Washington was born in Arlington, GA. He received his Bachelors Degree in Physics from Florida A & M University (FAMU); Tallahassee FL and his Masters in Mathematics Education from Nova Southeastern University. Additionally, he received his Education Specialist Degree from Walden University. Mr. Washington started teaching at Clearwater HS in Clearwater, Florida. Later he moved to Ft. Myers and began teaching and coaching basketball at Mariner High School. From there he has taught and coached girls basketball at Riverdale HS, Estero HS, and Lehigh Senior HS. He was recognized as Florida Athletic Coaches Association Coach of the Year in 2013 as well as the School District of Lee County Science teacher of the Year in 2015.This is his 3rd year as an assistant principal. His primary responsibilities at Mariner include student discipline, transportation, attendance, student/teacher recognition.