Coach Hamilton is a native of Shreveport, LA and a 1998 honor graduate of Booker T Washington High School. He was also a member of the basketball team. He graduated from Northwestern State University in the Spring of 2003 with his Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Physical Education and Health. Coach Hamilton proudly earned his Master's of Educational Leadership degree from Louisiana State University in Shreveport.
During is six year tenure at Fair Park High School, Coach Hamilton led the boys’ basketball program to two 1-4A undefeated District Championships (2015, 2017), two 1-4A District Runner-Ups (2014, 2016) and four appearances in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Playoffs. Out of those four appearances, the last two seasons ended in Quarterfinal appearances (2016, 2017). Coach Hamilton was also named District 1-4A Coach of the Year in 2015 and 2017. In 2017, he was voted the Shreveport Times All-City Coach of the Year.
In (2017-2018), his first season leading the Cowboys, the team finished with a 1-5A District Runner-Up and a Louisiana High School Athletic Association Quarterfinal finish. The program's first trip to the Quarterfinals since 2003. In his second season at Southwood, he led the Cowboys to the 1-5A District Championship. This was the program's first outright District title since 2003. They were Co-Champions in 2016. The Cowboys finished it's 2018-2019 season as Regional Finalists. Coach Hamilton received the 1-5A District Coach of the Year award and the Louisiana Motor Coach of the Year Award from the state's NBA franchise, New Orleans Pelicans.
Eddie and his wife Tonya have celebrated holy matrimony for over 17 years and they are the proud parents of their only son, Ethan Jeremiah Hamilton (7 years old). Coach Hamilton and his family proudly serve at Elizabeth Baptist Church, Benton, LA