Russell Coleman was the principal of Hawkins Middle School in 1983.



At some point, Mr Coleman became principal of Hawkins Middle.

Season One

Mr Coleman summoned students Mike, Lucas and Dustin at the request of local police chief Jim Hopper. In the principal's office, Mr Coleman observed as Hopper questioned the boys about their missing friend Will Byers.

After Will was apparently discovered as deceased, Mr Coleman held an assembly dedicated to the boy.

Mr Coleman accompanied who appeared to be a repairman as he examined Mr Clarke's broken Heathkit.