Coach Rawls played four years of baseball at Satsuma High School from 1989 to 1992. He was named Best Defensive Player for the Junior Varsity team in 1990 after the team won the Mobile County Championship. Coach Rawls was named the Varsity's Most Improved Player in 1991 and Best Defensive Player in 1992. The 1992 team lost in the state finals to Vestavia Hills. He was named to the All Area Team in 1991 and 1992 and was named to the Mobile Register's Super 25 in 1992. After signing a scholarship to play for Bishop State, he was named the teams Most Valuable Player in 1994. Coach Rawls received his Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences from the University of Mobile and a Masters Degree in History from the University of South Alabama. He has coached the Junior Varsity at Satsuma for the past fifteen years. His teams have an overall record of 241 and 106 (.694 winning percentage.). He has guided the Junior Varsity to the Mobile County Championship in 2003, 2004, and 2009 and were runners up in 1998, 2000, 2001, 2005, and 2007. His 2006 and 2007 teams were Region Champs.
Coach Rawls and his wife Holly have three wonderful kids (Emma is 10, Radley is 8, and Eliza is 4).