Cross Country

Head Coach Derek Lashley

derek lashley-tennisDerek Lashley is entering his first year as head girls and boys cross country coach and eighth year coaching tennis at FPD, including middle school, junior varsity and varsity.

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 and Ethan.

Lashley can be reached at

2016 Varsity Boys Cross Country Schedule
Day Date Event Location Time/Result
Tuesday August 23 Pre-Season Banquet FPD Cafeteria ---
Saturday August 27 Wesleyan Invite #1 Peachtree Corners-GA 8th of 11
Saturday Sept. 3 Berry College Clara Bowl Rome-GA 35th
Tuesday Sept. 6 Stratford Invitational Macon-GA 7th
Tuesday Sept. 13 Warner Robins Invite Warner Robins-GA 16th of 20
Wednesday Sept. 21 FPD Invite #1 Georgia Children's Home (Macon-GA) 6th of 13
Wednesday Sept. 28 FPD Invite #2 Georgia Children's Home (Macon-GA) 6th of 10
Wednesday Oct. 12 Mount de Sales Meet Cavalier Fields (Macon-GA) 7th of 13
Saturday Oct. 22 Last Chance Meet Carrollton-GA 8th of 9
Wednesday Oct. 26 GHSA Class-A Area-1 Private Meet Georgia Children's Home (Macon-GA) 6th of 10
2016 Boys Cross Country Roster
Player Year
Bowen Powers Senior
Jackson Spivey Senior
Paul Smaha Junior
Connor Moore Sophomore
Austin Emener Freshman
Jack Hardy Freshman
Carson Hicks Freshman
Wyatt Hicks Freshman
Camden Lashley Freshman
2016 Boys Cross Country Coaches
Coach Title
Derek Lashley Head Coach
Eric Latimer Assistant 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