Clay Target Shooting Team

Head Coach John-Mark Smith

John-Mark Headshot-1John-Mark Smith is in his third year leading the newly implemented Clay Target Shooting Team at FPD.

In 2016, Smith led the Vikings to the General Division GISA State Title.

Smith graduated from FPD in 2008 and was a four-year letterman in the FPD football program.

Following high school, he attended Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, where he obtained a B.B.A. in Management Information Systems.

While his competitive shooting experience is limited, he has been an avid hunter and shooter for over 10 years. He holds a NRA Level 1 Shotgun Coach certification.

He can be reached at

2016 Clay Target Shooting Team Schedule
Day Date Time Location Type Result
Saturday August 20 9 a.m. Ocmulgee River Gun Club (Macon-GA) 50SK/100SP T1
Saturday August 27 (Tentative) 9 a.m. Tome Lowe (Atlanta-GA) 75 SK/100 TR 6th
Saturday Sept. 24 9 a.m. Big Red Oak (Gay-GA) 50 SK/100 SP 6th
Saturday Oct. 1 9 a.m. Ocmulgee River Club (Macon-GA) 50 SK/100 SP 1st
Saturday Oct. 8 9 a.m. Old Hudson Plantation (Sparta-GA) 50 TR/100 SP 2nd
Saturday Oct. 22 9 a.m. Ocmulgee River Club (Macon-GA) 50 SK/100 SP 3rd
Saturday Nov. 12 9 a.m. Forest City Gun Club (Savannah-GA) 50 SK/100TR/100 SP 6th
Friday-Saturday Dec. 2-3 TBD Forest City Gun Club (Savannah-GA) 100SK/100TR/100 SP 1st (State Champs!)
Clay Target Shooting Types
Abbreviation Type
SK Skeet
SC Sporting Clays
TP Trap
2016 Clay Target Shooting Team Roster
Shooter Grade
Austin Bardash Senior
Austin Hartley Senior
Will Kennedy Senior
Bridger Rollins Senior
Judson Williams Senior
Phillip Carlton Sophomore
Bryce Floyd Sophomore
Evan Floyd Sophomore
Cam Foster Sophomore
Chase Garrison Sophomore
Mac Garvin Sophomore
Carson Green Sophomore
Chet Thompson Sophomore
John Coleman Tidwell Sophomore
Andrew Cohen Freshman
Bo Crook Freshman
Bryce Daniel Freshman
Will Farmer Freshman
Truett Frame Freshman
Ben Kennedy Freshman
Jackson Martin Freshman
Tate Skipper Freshman
Dallas Ward 8th Grade
Hayden Floyd 8th Grade
Riley Lester 8th Grade
2016 Clay Target Shooting Team Coaches
Coach Title
John-Mark Smith Head Coach
Chuck Thompson Asst. Coach
Bryant Skipper Asst. Coach
Mark Floyd Asst. Coach
Tyler Carter Asst. Coach
Joel Kennedy Asst. Coach
John Crook Asst. Coach
Billy Farmer Asst. Coach
Clint Ward Asst. Coach

Upcoming Events

Football v. Central (at Mercer)

The FPD varsity football team opens the 2017 season v. Central High School at Mercer University on Saturday, August 26 in the Macon Touchdown Club Middle Georgia Kickoff Classic. Time TBD.
When: Sat August 26 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Football vs. Brookstone

The FPD varsity football team hosts The Brookstone School Cougars at 7:30 p.m. at Austin Childers Field at George S. Johnson Stadium.
When: Fri September 1 7:30 PM - 10:55 PM

Football at Hawkinsville

The FPD varsity football team travels to Hawkinsville for a GHSA Class-A contest at 7:30 p.m.
When: Fri September 8 7:30 PM - 10:55 PM