Head Coach Ken Garvin

coach ken garvin-wrestlingEntering his 28th year on the coaching scene and 15th overall at FPD, Ken Garvin has turned the FPD wrestling team from a new program into a feared opponent.

Garvin’s overall record going into the 2015-16 school year stands at 119-44.

For his successes, he was named GISA AAA State Coach of the Year after leading the Vikings to a 2009 State Championship. The Vikings also finished as State Runners-Up in 2010.

In the GHSA, the Vikings have continued their run of excellence with Garvin at the helm. FPD placed fifth in the 2011 GHSA State Match.

He also serves as an assistant coach on the FPD football team as Defensive Coordinator.

Garvin graduated from high school at Mt. de Sales Academy in Macon and attended Macon State College.

He and his wife Paige have three sons: Mac (12th grade), Marshall (9th grade) and Mason (3rd Grade).

Garvin and his family attend Northway Church. He enjoys grilling, fishing and hunting in his spare time.

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2016-17 Wrestling Schedule
Day Date Opponents Site Time/Result
Tuesday December 6 Howard/Stratford FPD 5 p.m.
Friday December 9 Smackdown in Mactown Tournament v. Howard Howard 12 p.m.
Saturday December 10 Smackdown in Mactown Tournament v. Mount de Sales Mount de Sales 9 a.m.
Monday December 12 Westside/Rutland FPD 5 p.m.
Friday- Saturday January 6-7 Area Duals Mount de Sales TBA
Friday January 13 Warner Robins Warner Robins 5 p.m.
Tuesday January 17 Northeast Northeast 5 p.m.
Saturday January 21 Bibb County Championships TBA 9 a.m.
Tuesday January 24 Strong Rock/GMC FPD 5 p.m.
Friday- Saturday January 27-28 Area Traditionals GMC Prep TBA
Saturday February 4 GHSA Class-A Sectionals Holy Innocents TBD
Friday-Saturday February 10-11 GHSA State Traditional Tournament Macon Centreplex TBA
2016-17 Wrestling Roster
Weight Class Player Grade
113 Harrison Bonfim Fr.
126 Andrew Cohen Fr.
132 Tyler Kelly Sr.
145 Cade Jones Fr.
152 Philip Carlton Soph.
160 Griffin Brown Fr.
160 Hugh Moody Sr.
170 Alan Carlton Sr.
181 Josh Raines Soph.
195 Denson Martin Sr.
195 Ty Turley Soph.
195 Hunter Boyle Sr.
195 Jonathan Canipe Sr.
195 Wyatt Wilson Fr.
220 Seth Wilson Soph.
285 Thomas McBride Sr.
2016-17 Wrestling Coaches
Coach Title
Ken Garvin Head Coach
Brett Collier 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