Head Coach Derek Lashley

derek lashley-tennisDerek Lashley is entering his eighth year coaching tennis at FPD, including middle school, junior varsity and varsity. He also serves as the head cross country coach at FPD, a role given to him in the spring of 2017.

In 2017, Lashley led the Vikings to another appearance in the GHSA Class-A Private State Tournament and a Runner-Up finish in the Area-1 Private Tournament.

The 2016 season saw Lashley and his Vikings advance to the GHSA Class-A Private Semifinals. In 2014, Lashley surpassed the 100-win mark in his career. His 2013 squad finished as the GHSA Class-A Private Runner-Up.

Lashley also serves as the head boys basketball coach for the FPD middle school, a position he has held for five years.

An avid tennis player, Lashley has earned a 4.0 ranking in the USTA ratings. He has won the tennis city championship in the Atlanta metro and Macon area.

He is a member of Piedmont Church in Macon. He and his wife, Aimee, have two sons: Camden, a ninth grader at FPD, and Ethan.

Lashley can be reached at

2017 Tennis Schedule
Day Date Opponent Home/Away Time/Result Record
Monday Feb. 6 West Laurens Away W 5-0 1-0
Monday Feb. 13 Strong Rock Home W 5-0 2-0
Thursday Feb. 16 ELCA Home W 5-0 3-0
Friday-Saturday Feb. 24-25 Middle Ga. Invitational Home 3-0 Record 6-0
Thursday March 2 Bleckley County Home W 3-2 7-0
Friday-Saturday March 3-4 Marietta Blue Devil Classic Away 2-1 Record 9-1
Friday March 10 Deerfield Windsor Home W 10-1
Monday March 13 ELCA Away Cancelled
Tuesday March 14 Stratford Away L 3-2 10-2
Tuesday March 21 Mount de Sales Home W 5-0 11-2
Wednesday March 22 Brookstone Home W 4-1 12-2
Thursday March 23 Bleckley County Away W 13-2
Tuesday April 4 Tattnall Square Home W 5-0 14-2
Monday April 10 St. Anne Pacelli Home W 4-1 15-2
Wednesday April 19 GHSA Class-A Area-1 Private Tournament John Drew 2-1 Record 16-3
Tuesday April 25 GHSA Class-A Private State Tournament vs. Paideia Tattnall Tennis Center L 3-1 16-4
2017 Boys Tennis Roster
Player Year
Landon Hilyer Fr.
Merit Huggins Fr.
Camden Lashley Fr.
Bryce Woods Fr.
Marshall Danner Soph.
Halen Fulk Soph.
Christian Tinkey Soph.
Malcolm Mancin Jr.
Ashby Reed Jr.
Parker White Jr.
Will Sun Sr.
2017 Varsity Tennis Coaches
Coach Title
Derek Lashley Head Coach
Josh Farrell Assistant Coach

Upcoming Events

Viking Softball vs. MDS Monday Sept. 25th

Viking Softball host Mount De Sales 5:30pm
When: Fri September 22 10:00 AM - Mon September 25 5:30 PM
Where: FPD

Viking Softball vs. Wilkinson County Sept. 26th

Viking Softball has a region game against Wilkinson County @ 5pm
When: Fri September 22 10:00 AM - Tue September 26 5:00 PM
Where: FPD

Varsity Softball @ Rutland High

Viking Softball travels down to Rutland for a non-region game
When: Wed September 27 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Rutland High School