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

2018 Tennis Schedule
Day Date Opponent Home/Away Time/Result Record
Tuesday February 6 Bleckley County High Away W 5-0 1-0
Thursday February 8 Tattnall Home PPD ---
Friday February 9 Ola High Away W 5-0 2-0
Tuesday February 13 West Laurens High Away W 3-2 3-0
Thursday February 15 Bleckley County High Home W 4-1 4-0
Tuesday February 27 Veterans High Home W 5-0 5-0
Friday March 2 Mid Ga Invitational - Jones County Home W 5-0 6-0
Saturday March 3 Mid Ga Invitational - Effingham County Away W 5-0 7-0
Mid-Ga Invitational Championship - West Laurens Away W 4-1 8-0
Tuesday March 6 Mt. De Sales Home 4:00 p.m. PPD
Wednesday March 7 Brookstone Away W 4-1 9-0
Tuesday March 13 Stratford Home L 0-5 9-1
Thursday March 15 Landmark Christian Home W 5-0 10-1
Friday March 16 MDS -Viking Slam Invite Home W 4-1 11-1
Saturday March 17 Berrien County - Viking Slam Invite Home W 4-1 12-1
Deerfield Windsor - Viking Slam Invite Home W 5-0 13-1
Tuesday March 20 Pacelli Home 4:00 p.m. ---
Thursday March 22 Taylor County High Home 4:00 p.m. ---
Tuesday April 10 Irwin County High TBA 4:00 p.m. ---
Wednesday April 18 Area Tourney Away TBA ---
2018 Boys Tennis Roster
Player Year
Parker White 12
Marshall Danner 11
Halen Fulk 11
Christian Tinkey 11
Jack Hardy 10
Merit Huggins 10
Camden Lashley 10
Bryce Woods 10
David Anderton 9
Thomas Johnson 9
James Rehberg 9
2018 Varsity Tennis Coaches
Coach Title
Derek Lashley Head Coach
Josh Farrell Assistant Coach

Upcoming Events

FPD Tennis vs. Pacelli

FPD Tennis plays The Vikings of Pacelli in a region match at the new tennis complex
When: Tue March 20 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: FPD

FPD Soccer vs. Rutland

The Vikings Soccer Club hosts Rutland this evening.

JV Girls Kick-Off 6:00
Varsity Boys Kick-Off 7:30
When: Tue March 20 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: FPD

FPD Track Meet

FPD hosts its 3rd meet of the 2018 season at the Dick Frame Track Complex
When: Wed March 21 4:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: FPD