Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

The Great Seal of the Choctaw Nation

Nicholas Griggs “Coach” Durant

Born: 1/1/1901

Died: n/a

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Nicholas Griggs Durant, “Coach,” was 55 years old, the son of the Rev. Forbis P. and Teola (Woolridge) Durant. The Rev. W.W. Witt of the Oklahoma Indian Methodist Conference baptized him. He graduated in 1966 from Atoka High School. He received his Associate of Arts in Speech and Drama at Northeastern State University in 1973, and his Masters of Arts in Health Physical Education and Recreation at NSU in 1976.