Coats was Miles (Bibleman) original sidekick and best friend. He had quarrels with U.N.I.C.E. often, but they still maintained a good relationship. He had to leave the Bibleman job because of being a basketball coach. Coats' leave traumatized Miles, and he could not stop thinking about him for a long time. However, the leave of Coats led to and open job, which was filled by Cypher, and later Biblegirl.