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Head Coach John Griffin

coach john griffin-boys trackJohn Griffin is no stranger to the FPD campus, having served as an assistant coach from 1996-2002 for the girls and boys basketball programs.

After his time at FPD, Griffin served as head girls basketball coach at GMC from 2003-2012.

The 2018-19 season will be his fifth year leading the Lady Vikings basketball team.

In the 2016-17 season, Griffin paced the Lady Vikings to an 18-7 record, including an 8-2 record in Region-7 play. FPD advanced to the GHSA Class-A Private Sweet 16 before falling to Prince Avenue.

His Lady Vikings finished the 2015-16 season at 14-13 (6-5 Reg. 7-A) and advanced to the GHSA Class-A Private State Tournament. In 2014-15, Griffin’s squad was 6-16 in a rebuilding campaign.

Experience is not an issue for Griffin, who previously spent time as a head coach at John Hancock from 1981-1983.

After his stint with the Rebels, Griffin moved to Milledgeville, Ga. where he led the Lady Bulldogs of GMC from 1985-1987 before returning again to FPD in 2003.

Griffin, who has served as head boys track and field coach and assistant middle school football and basketball coach for the past two years at FPD, taught in the Georgia public school system for 29 years.

He earned his bachelors and masters in education from Georgia College.

Griffin is married to his wife, Caroline. They have two children who graduated from FPD: Ashley (Class of 2004) and Jake (2005).

Griffin can be contacted via email at john.griffin@fpdmacon.org.

2018-19 Girls Basketball Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time Result Record Region Record
Monday November 19 Stratford Tip-Off Away TBD --- --- ---
Tuesday November 20 Stratford Tip-Off Away TBD --- --- ---
Tuesday November 27 Howard FPD 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Friday November 30 Strong Rock FPD 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Tuesday December 4 Lamar County FPD 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Friday December 7 Hebron Christian FPD 6:30 p.m. --- --- ---
Saturday December 8 Savannah Country Day FPD 4:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Tuesday December 11 Rutland Away 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Thursday December 20 Coach Mac Classic FPD TBD --- --- ---
Friday December 21 Coach Mac Classic FPD TBD --- --- ---
Thursday December 27 TSA Holiday Classic TSA TBD --- --- ---
Friday December 28 TSA Holiday Classic TSA TBD --- --- ---
Saturday December 29 TSA Holiday Classic TSA TBD --- --- ---
Wednesday January 2 Stratford Away 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Friday January 4 Twiggs County FPD 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Tuesday January 8 MDS FPD 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Friday January 11 TSA Away 6:30 p.m. --- --- ---
Tuesday January 15 Wilkinson County Away 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Friday January 18 Stratford FPD 6:30 p.m. --- --- ---
Saturday January 19 Howard Away 2:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Tuesday January 22 Twiggs County Away 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Friday January 25 MDS Away 6:30 p.m. --- --- ---
Tuesday January 29 TSA FPD 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Friday February 1 Wilkinson County FPD 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Tuesday February 5 1st Rd. Region Tournament TBD TBD --- --- ---
Friday February 8 Region Semi-Finals TBD TBD --- --- ---
Saturday February 9 Region Championship TBD TBD --- --- ---
Friday February 15 1st Rd. GHSA Playoffs TBD TBD --- --- ---
* Denotes Sub-Region 7-A Contest
Schedule subject to change
2018-19 Girls Basketball Roster
No. Player Year Pos.
2017-18 Girls Basketball Staff
Coach Title
John Griffin Head Coach
Lisa Spear Assistant Coach
Garrett Law Athletic Trainer
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