Military Science
Morrell   Coleman

Morrell Coleman, Master Sergeant (MSG)

Senior Military Science Instructor

Master Sergeant Morrell Coleman is a highly accomplished leader who aims to share his knowledge, management experience and passion for humanitarian service with his students. Following his training in Fort Benning, Georgia, MSG Coleman served - over the course of 22 years - in Panama, Kuwait, Iraq, Kosovo, as well as four tours to Afghanistan. As a highly decorated military officer, MSG Coleman is the recipient of over 30 commendations and high honor awards including three Bronze Star Medals, Two Meritorious Service Medals and four Army Commendation Medals.

In addition to teaching in the School of Management, Instructor Coleman has been an active service member of the Dons Battalion since 2012. Working within USF's Army ROTC (Reserve Officers Training Corps) Program, Instructor Coleman sees the program producing graduates with a considerable competitive advantage, whether they're considering military or civilian careers.  

Raised in Galveston, Texas, Master Sergeant Morrell Coleman enlisted in August 1986 and attended Basic Infantryman Course One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Benning, Georgia. He is married and has three sons and two daughters.

Military Education

Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC)
Basic Non-commissioned Officer Course (BNOC)
Advance Non-commissioned Officer Course (ANOC)
Combat Life Savers Course
Basic Instructor Training
United States Army Air Assault Course


M60 Machine Gunner, FT Clayton, Panama, 5-87IN
Sniper and Team Leader, FT Campbell, KY, 1-327IN
Instructor, NCO Academy, Camp Jackson, Korea, 8th Army
Rifle Squad Leader and Air Assault Instructor, FT Campbell, KY, 1-327IN
Rifle Platoon Sergeant, FT Kobe, Panama
First Sergeant, FT Drum, NY

Operational Experience and Deployments:

Operation Just Cause, Panama, 1990
Operation Desert Shield/Storm, Kuwait/Iraq, 1991
Operation Peace Enforcement, Kosovo, 2001
Operation Iraq Freedom, Iraq, 2003
Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, and 2011-2012

Awards and Decorations:

Bronze Star (3)
Meritorious Service Medal (2)
Army Commendation Medal (4)
Army Achievement Medal (5)
Valorous Unit Award
Meritorious Unit Award
Army Good Conduct Medal (8)
National Defense Medal (2)
Afghanistan Campaign Medal (4)
Kosovo Campaign Medal
Iraqi Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Non-commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (3)
Kuwait Liberation Medal Southwest Asia Campaign Medal Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Army Service Ribbon Overseas Service Ribbon (6)
NATO Kosovo Medal Air Assault Badge Combat Infantryman Badge (2)

 Master Sergeant Morrell Coleman, University of San Francisco School of Management