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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.

The 2019 season saw the Lady Vikings reach new heights as they qualified for the GHSA Class-A Private Final Four for the first time in program history. Coach Lashley also achieved a win milestone with his 250th win during the 2019 season.

The 2017 season saw the Lady Vikings take home a third place finish in the GHSA Class-A Area-1 Private Tournament. FPD also advanced to the first round of the State Tournament before falling to Holy Innocents’.

The 2016 season saw Lashley and his Vikings advance to the GHSA Class-A Private Semifinals.

His 2013 squad finished as the GHSA Class-A Private Runner-Up.

He has led the Lady Viking to a State Tournament berth three straight seasons while at the helm of the tennis program.

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 dlashley@bellsouth.net.

2021 Tennis Schedule
Day Date Time Opponent Location
Monday 2/08/2021 4:00 PM Bleckley County AWAY
Thursday 3/04/2021 4:00 PM Mt De Sales HOME
Tuesday 3/09/2021 4:00 PM Brookstone HOME
Wednesday 3/10/2021 4:00 PM George Walton AWAY
Friday 3/12/2021 4:00 PM Tattnall HEALY POINT
Thursday 3/18/2021 4:00 PM Stratford HOME
Thursday 3/29/2021 4:00 PM ACE HOME
Tuesday 3/30/2021 4:00 PM Strong Rock HOME
Thursday 4/01/2021 4:00 PM Union Grove HOME
Monday 4/05/2021 4:00 PM Bleckley County HOME
Thursday 4/08/2021 4:00 PM Deerfield Windsor HOME
Friday 4/09/2021 4:00 PM WhiteField Academy HOME
Tuesday 4/13/2021 TBA Region Tournment TBA
Saturday 5/8/2021 9:00AM GHSA State Championship Berry College
2021 Girls Tennis Roster
Player Class
Mckenzie Gleaton Senior
Eden Hill Senior
Kennedi Jones Senior
Savannah Terrell Senior
SaraKate Bullington Junior
Abi Bosse Sophomore
Natalie Griffin Sophomore
Abby Gayle Moody Sophomore
Kiya Israel Freshman
Yvonne Shannon Freshman
Mabry Tolbert Freshman
2021 Varsity Tennis Coaches
Coach Title
Derek Lashley Head Coach