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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 2017-18 season will be his fourth 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.

2017-18 Girls Basketball Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time Result Record Region Record
Monday November 20 Lake Oconee Stratford 2:30 p.m. --- --- ---
Tuesday November 21 ELCA Stratford 5:30 p.m. --- --- ---
Tuesday November 28 Howard FPD 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Friday December 1 Darlington Darlington 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Saturday December 9 Paideia Paideia 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Tuesday December 12 Bleckley County Bleckley County High 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Thursday December 21 TBA Southwest Tourney TBA --- --- ---
Friday December 22 TBA Southwest Tourney TBA --- --- ---
Saturday December 23 TBA Southwest Tourney TBA --- --- ---
Wednesday December 27 Carver Tattnall Square Tourney 1:30 p.m. --- --- ---
Thursday December 28 Strong Rock Tattnall Square Tourney 12:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Friday December 29 ELCA Tattnall Square Tourney 3:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Wednesday January 3 Twiggs County* Twiggs County High 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Friday January 5 Stratford Academy* Stratford Academy 6:30 p.m. --- --- ---
Wednesday January 10 Wilkinson County* FPD 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Friday January 12 Mount De Sales* Mount De Sales 6:30 p.m. --- --- ---
Tuesday January 16 Tattnall Sqaure* FPD 6:00 --- --- ---
Friday January 19 Twiggs County* FPD 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Saturday January 20 Howard Howard High 2:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Tuesday January 23 Stratford Academy FPD 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Friday January 26 Wilkinson County Wilkinson County 6:30 p.m. --- --- ---
Tuesday January 30 Mount De Sales FPD 6:00 p.m. --- --- ---
Friday February 2 Tattnall Square Tattnall Sqaure 6:30 p.m. --- --- ---
Tuesday February 6 TBA 1st RD Region Tourney TBA --- --- ---
Friday February 9 TBA Region Tourney Semi-Finals TBA --- --- ---
Saturday February 10 TBA Region Championship TBA --- --- ---
Friday February 9 TBA 1st Rd State Playoffs TBA --- --- ---
* Denotes Sub-Region 7-A Contest
Schedule subject to change
2017-18 Girls Basketball Roster
No. Player Year Height Pos.
2017-18 Girls Basketball Staff
Coach Title
John Griffin Head Coach
Lisa Spear Assistant Coach
Garrett Law Athletic Trainer
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