About The Author


Having survived childhood, Brian Coates is currently on a journey of recovery. During this journey, Brian discovered poetry as a way to communicate his pain, his personal discovery, and his ongoing recovery. Brian was born and raised in Sacramento California where he lived most of his childhood with his father following his parents divorce. Being a lifelong athlete, Brian is currently cultivating a love for pickleball and has spent time coaching children in basketball, baseball, softball and soccer over the course of many years.