Paulding County’s six graduates who are head coaches at Georgia schools are the most from any school in the state. Here are 12 other schools with at least three graduates who are Georgia head coaches this season:
*Bleckley County: Tracy White (Bleckley County), Von Lassiter (Houston County), Kirk Warner (Liberty County)
*Brookwood: Andy Dyer (Archer), Tommy Jones (Dacula), Heath Hinton (Lakeside, Atlanta), John Ford (Roswell)
*Clinch County: Jim Dickerson (Clinch County), Jason Strickland (Fitzgerald), Roger Metts (Jeff Davis)
*Clewiston, Fla.: Chris Davis (Cedar Shoals), Al Morrell (Fellowship Christian), Winston Gordon (Hapeville Charter)
*Columbia: Mark Crews (Brookwood), Cecil Flowe (Parkview), David Edwards (Columbia)
*Dalton: Preston Poag (Christian Heritage), Matt Land (Dalton), Tommy Macon (Pebblebrook)
*Lakeside of Atlanta: Terrance Banks (Newton), Mark Fleetwood (Peachtree Ridge), Kevin Whitley (Stockbridge)
*Northside of Warner Robins: Dexter Copeland (Baldwin), Jonathan Sanks (Berkmar), Jason Respert (Douglas County), Kevin Kinsler (Northside)
*Southwest DeKalb: Cortez Allen (M.L. King), Damien Wimes (Miller Grove), Michael Tanks (Southwest DeKalb)
*St. Pius: Keith Maloof (Norcross), Paul Standard (St. Pius), Ed Dudley (Ware County)
*Stephens County: Chris Griffin (Flowery Branch), Benji Harrison (Jackson County), Chip Walker (Sandy Creek), Chad Phillips (Starr’s Mill)
*Warner Robins: Clay Livingston (Chattooga), George Collins (Rutland), Bryan Way (Warner Robins)
Greater Atlanta Christian RB Micah Abernathy scored four touchdowns in his team’s 49-3 victory over Westminster last month. Which former GAC running back named Micah ranks seventh in state history in rushing yards and is a son of a former All-Pro NFL running back? (Answer Wednesday)
Answer to Monday’s question: The longest active streak of one school beating another is Lincoln County’s 39-game winning streak against Warren County.
“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”
- Luella coach Nick Vasilchek and Macon County coach Larry Harold
GHSF Daily asked coaches during the offseason if they have a favorite quote, saying or motto. We’ll run a different one each day. Coaches are invited to add to our list.
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