Head Coach Derek Lashley

derek lashley-tennisDerek Lashley is entering his eighth 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 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 member of Piedmont Church in Macon. He and his wife, Aimee, have two sons: Camden, a ninth grader at FPD, and Ethan.

Lashley can be reached at

2019 Tennis Schedule
Day Date Opponent Home/Away Time/Result Record
Tuesday February 5 Bleckley Co. Away W 5-0 1-0
Thursday February 7 West Laurens Away W 3-2 2-0
Thursday February 14 Northside-Columbus Home W 5-0 3-0
Thursday February 21 McIntosh Away W 3-2 4-0
Tuesday February 26 Whitefield Academy Away W 5-0 5-0
Wednesday February 27 Brookstone Home W 5-0 6-0
Friday March 1 Mid-GA Invitational - Telfair County Dexter - GA W 5-0 7-0
Saturday March 2 Mid-GA Invitational - Dodge County Cochran - GA W 4-1 8-0
Mid-GA Invitational - Appling County Cochran-GA W 4-1 9-0
Monday March 4 Strong Rock Away W 5-0 10-0
Tuesday March 5 Pacelli Away W 5-0 11-0
Saturday March 9 North Hall Home W 5-0 12-0
Tuesday March 12 McIntosh Home L 3-2 12-1
Tuesday March 19 MDS Home W 3-2 13-1
Thursday March 21 TSA Home W 5-0 14-1
Thursday April 4 Stratford Away 4:00 p.m. ---
Monday April 8 Bleckley Co. Home 4:00 p.m. ---
Wednesday April 10 Area Tournament Away TBA ---
2019 Boys Tennis Roster
Player Year
Marshall Danner Sr.
Halen Fulk Sr.
Merit Huggins Jr.
Chandler Jackson Fr.
Noah Johnson So.
Thomas Johnson So.
Camden Lashley Jr.
James Rehberg So.
Christian Tinkey Sr.
Bryce Woods Jr.
2019 Varsity Tennis Coaches
Coach Title
Derek Lashley Head Coach

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