Head Coach Charley Chase

charley chase-girls basketballCharley Chase is in his second year coaching golf at FPD and eighth year overall at the school.

In his second season as head coach, Chase led the Vikings to a GHSA Class-A Private State Runner-Up finish, the highest finish in program history since joining the league.

His boys team also captured the GHSA Sectional Title after finishing Runner-Up at the Area-1 Tournament.

His Lady Vikings advanced to the State Tournament for the first time in school history and finished fourth overall.

The former head coach of the girls varsity basketball program serves as Chaplain and teaches psychology at FPD.

In his first year with the Vikings, Chase led the team to a GHSA Class-A Private Runner-Up finish at the Area-1 Tournament followed by a fifth place finish at GHSA Sectionals.

Chase has an extensive coaching and athletic resume as well.

He led the Lady Vikings to the GISA Class-AAA State Championship in girls basketball in 2008. His overall record in six years leading the Lady Vikings stands at 102-62.

For his efforts, Chase was named the Macon Telegraph GISA Coach of the Year in 2008.

As a player, Chase was a four-year starter at Belhaven University in Jackson, MS. He was later inducted into their Athletic Hall of Fame for his efforts.

Chase received a B.A. in History from Belhaven and later earned a Masters and Doctorate from Reformed Theological Seminary.

He and his wife, Sue, have four children (Andrea, Christine, Peter and Nathan) and five grandchildren (Madeline, Meredith, Noah, Audrey and Kayleigh).

His hobbies include golf, reading and writing in his spare time.

Chase can be contacted at


2017 Golf Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Start Time/Result
Monday Feb. 27 Strong Rock Eagles Brooke Cancelled
Wednesday March 1 Mount de Sales Healy Point CC W (98)
Monday March 6 Strong Rock Healy Point CC ---
Monday March 13 Strong Rock Eagles Brooke Cancelled
Thursday March 16 Stratford Healy Point CC W 91-95
Monday March 20 Strong Rock Healy Point CC W 90-92
Wednesday April 12 Stratford Healy Point CC T 98-98
Tuesday April 25 GHSA A-Pvt. Area-1 Tournament Healy Point CC 3rd of 6 (200)
Monday-Tuesday May 22-23 GHSA A-Pvt. State Tournament Green Island Country Club (Columbus-GA) 7th
2017 Girls Golf Roster
Player (alphabetical) Year
Cassidy Pearson Sr.
Wimberly Thigpin Jr.
Nicole Parrish Soph.
Carrie Walsh Sr.
2017 Golf Staff
Coach Title
Charley Chase Head Coach
William Peters Assistant Coach
John Walker Assistant Coach

Upcoming Events

Viking Softball vs. MDS Monday Sept. 25th

Viking Softball host Mount De Sales 5:30pm
When: Fri September 22 10:00 AM - Mon September 25 5:30 PM
Where: FPD

Viking Softball vs. Wilkinson County Sept. 26th

Viking Softball has a region game against Wilkinson County @ 5pm
When: Fri September 22 10:00 AM - Tue September 26 5:00 PM
Where: FPD

Varsity Softball @ Rutland High

Viking Softball travels down to Rutland for a non-region game
When: Wed September 27 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Rutland High School