Head Coach Derek Lashley

derek lashley-tennisDerek Lashley is entering his tenth year coaching tennis at FPD, including middle school, junior varsity and varsity. He also serves as the head cross country coach at FPD, a role given to him in the spring of 2017.

In 2019,The Vikings Tennis program had another strong season on the court. The boys won the Middle Georgia Invitational for the third consecutive year and finished runner-up in the area qualifying for the GHSA Playoffs. Coach Lashley also achieved a win milestone with his 250th win during the 2019 season.

In 2018 The Vikings went to the GHSA Final Four and were a runner-up finish in the Area-1 Private Tournament.

In 2017, Lashley led the Vikings to another appearance in the GHSA Class-A Private State Tournament and a Runner-Up finish in the Area-1 Private Tournament.

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 Certified PTR teaching professional.

He is a member of Piedmont Church in Macon. He and his wife, Aimee, have two sons at FPD: Camden, a Senior, and Ethan, a 4th grader.

Lashley can be reached at

2020 Tennis Schedule
Day Date Opponent Home/Away Time/Result Record
2020 Boys Tennis Roster
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2020 Varsity Tennis Coaches
Coach Title
Derek Lashley Head Coach

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