The Walker School has a Student Athletic Trainer Program, which is open to all interested students. The upcoming vacancy in the Marysville High School athletic director’s position has attracted attention from afar and close to home. 29 student-athletes have claimed individual state titles.Walker teams have also competed for 127 area and region championships, winning 71 titles. Prior to moving into high school sports, he also worked as a Defensive Analyst at the University of Florida and as the Linebacker Coach at Jacksonville State University. The Walker School is a private, co-ed day school offering opportunities in academics, arts, and athletics for preschool, elementary, middle, and high school students in Metro Atlanta. She returned to Walker in 2001 to serve as Alumni Director. In 2020, the Wolverines capped off a 20-8 season with a trip to the Elite Eight. She also was a member of the marching band. Walker began his … Since his college days, Mike has been interested in photography. Upon completion of her undergraduate studies, Crayton was awarded a Graduate Assistantship at Georgia State University where she was assigned to The Westminster Schools, and served as the Assistant Athletic Trainer. About 8 years ago then Athletic Director Gary Blohm asked him if he would be interested in taking on the position of Sports Photographer for the Wolverine athletic program. Six years ago, she married Kevin Avery, whom she met 30 years ago when they were at Walker together – although they never dated! Currently, Coach Bargo heads up the softball program after spending several years working with the middle school. After several very successful years at Northview, Ryan brought his talents to The Walker School. Varsity Wrestling Head Coach, Varsity Boys Tennis Coach, Varsity Boys/Girls Swim & Dive Head Coach, Varsity Boys Golf Head Coach, Social Studies Teacher & Varsity Boys Lacrosse Head Coach. FOOTBALL . A graduate of Wheeler High School, he holds a BFA/Graphic Design from The University of Georgia and a Masters of Theater Production and Set Design from Southern Oregon University. He spent his first two years at Walker as an Assistant Coach and the Defensive Coordinator before assuming the head coaching responsibilities. Prior to arriving at Walker in 2012, Jamie spent five years teaching and coaching at The Out-of-Door Academy in Sarasota, FL. She joined the Wolverines as a community coach in 2017-18 and had such a positive experience working with the Wolverines that she then sought a job with the school as an Early Learner (3 yr old) teaching assistant. MS/US World Languages - Latin & French, Head Girls Tennis Coach. She is also the Primary/Lower School athletics coordinator, responsible for connecting our Primary and Lower School families with our Middle and Upper School athletes through the Jr. Wolverine Club, clinics, class visits, etc. Superintendent. JHS Athletics; COVID-19 Ticketing and Spectator Procedures; Schedules/Results; Online Tickets; Livestream JISD Athletic Events; Coaches Organizational Chart/Information Join to Connect Ethel Walker School. Athletic directors primarily work full-time jobs, but hours often include night and weekend games. He and his wife Jodi have two children, daughter Brenna, who is a senior studying Nursing at Georgia Southern University, and son CJ who is a sophomore studying Construction Management also at GSU in Statesboro, Ga. Avery McClesky is the Head Girls Varsity Lacrosse Coach at the Walker School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Exercise Science from Rowan University in her home state of New Jersey. In 2002, Bargo joined the Walker coaching staff as the Head Varsity Softball Coach and led the defending state champions back to the state sectionals. She then returned to school where she earned a Masters in Sports Administration from Georgia State University. He also assisted with the Wolverines Track and Field program for 15 years. BASKETBALL(BOYS) schedules / rosters / news. Having Certified Athletic Trainers on campus every day gives athletes and parents the peace of mind in knowing that a skilled medical professional is available for evaluation, assessment and treatment of any sport related injury if the need arises. He and Cindy have raised 4 children and have 7 grandchildren and an 8th due in November. Bargo is a lifelong resident of Marietta, GA. Paran Christian School in 2012, Isabelle who graduated in 2016 from Walker and Lily Kate, a 2017 alum. APPLY. McClesky is married to Ben, a basketball coach, and they have two daughters, JoJo and Teddi Grace, with a boy on the way. Bryce Brickhouse, an Atlanta native, graduated from Norcross High School where he played varsity basketball as a freshman. This was the perfect mesh of her two passions, teaching and loving on the "itty bittys" and guiding talented young women in a sport about which she is so passionate. He has been taking pictures in an unofficial role for Walker since about 1990. BASKETBALL(GIRLS) schedules / rosters / news. It is our goal as a department to build young people into great scholar-athletes that benefit society once they move on to the next stage of their lives. While a student, Cowan was offered a full-time position as Director of Women’s Basketball Operations for the Division I program where she remained for 13 years. Varsity Boys Basketball Head Coach, Assistant Athletic Director 770-427-2689 ext. While at KSU, he was responsible for overseeing all aspects of training for over 400 student-athletes competing in 16 Olympic Sports at the NCAA Division I level. Brickhouse was also voted the 2017-2018 Region Coach of the Year. Tree came to The Walker School from the Episcopal Collegiate School in Little Rock, AR where she taught Kindergarten and PK3-2nd grade science for a total of 12 years. CROSS COUNTRY(COED) schedules / rosters / news. Leigh Block arrived at Walker in 2000 after spending the first 6 years of his career at Norcross High School as an English teacher and Assistant Boys Basketball Coach. McClesky graduated from Kell High School where she played a variety of sports including lacrosse, swimming/diving, softball, cheerleading and gymnastics. Athletes need to have attended Walker for at least 3 years. 50 Walker teams have advanced to the state finals, with 28 teams winning championships. During his tenure, the defense allowed dropped 14 fewer points per game and yards gained dropped by more than 100 per game. In 2011, he left the Wolverines to become the Athletic Director at Lancaster Country Day School in Pennsylvania before returning to Walker in 2015 as the Athletic Director; he is also coaching the Varsity Girls Basketball team. This spring he will take on a new challenge as the Head Coach of the Varsity boys soccer team after coaching the varsity girls team for seven years. His teaching and coaching career includes; Cedar Shoals High School, Osborne High School, and Wheeler High School. A varsity letter is awarded at the end of each season to Student Trainers who successfully participate throughout the entire season. Lydia Drown will be taking over the reins of our extremely successful varsity girls tennis program this spring. Bryce transferred after two seasons with the Patriots to finish his collegiate career at the University of North Georgia. Since coming to Walker four years ago, Block has been voted Region AD of the Year twice. Coach Anderson is a member of our academic team as a Middle School Social Studies teacher. Ryan Jensen. SOCCER(BOYS) schedules / rosters / news. Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 6-12 Principal. Doug Pauna. Pk-5 Principal. Jana Oatis. During his 39 years of service at Walker, Mike has taught history, math, and technology. season leading the varsity wrestling program. Walker Athletics fields over 50 teams in 16 sports, with students typically beginning in the 6th grade. Andrea “Tree” Barnett is beginning her third year at the Walker School where she is the PE teacher for Early Learners through 2nd grade. During her tenure, Georgia State earned 3 NCAA bids and 1 WNIT bid as well as numerous conference and tournament championships. SOCCER(GIRLS) schedules / rosters / news. Amy Riffle. SPORTS. Coach Brickhouse teaches Middle and Upper School Physical Education at The Walker School and lives in Kennesaw with his wife Amanda. SOCCER(BOYS) schedules / rosters / news. Aaron Dobbins is in his first year as the Varsity Head Football Coach for the Wolverines. This provides the opportunity for athletes to have daily access to qualified medical personnel before, during and after games and practices. Join to Connect The Walker School. Nine of those wrestlers have earned invitations to the State Championships, with eight wrestlers finishing 6. or better, including three State Finalists and two State Champions. Walker High School offers many opportunities to athletes on its campus by providing students with the ability to learn, perfect and play the sport that interests them. TENNIS(COED) schedules / rosters / news. Coach Avery has three children, Joe, who graduated from Mt. Our campus features a state of the art work-out facility for our athletes as well as many outdoor practice areas and equipment. Unfortunately there was no libero at the time and Ryan's staggering height of 5'7" didn't lend itself to continuing as a player, so Ryan took a hiatus from the sport. 13964 GUY ST WALKER, LA … BASKETBALL(BOYS) schedules / rosters / news. More recently Salina earned her Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA) credential through The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association and is a registered member of the Georgia Athletic Directors Association. In Golf, he has 4 appearances in the State Golf tournament in his 8 years as Golf Head Coach. Coach Anderson is beginning his second year at The Walker School. Cowan handled all Sports Information responsibilities for all 22 of the Wildcat’s Division I women’s teams. Ryan was born into the sport of volleyball. J . has been an integral part of Crayton’s life since childhood, and she considers it an absolute blessing that her educational choices, career objectives, skills and overall professional passions have led her to The Walker School where she has served in the athletic department since 2001. Georgia State University. In his eight years as the Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach, Brickhouse’s teams have qualified for the region tournament six times, the state tournament four times, along with advancing to at least the Sweet Sixteen four times. Additionally, he designed and implemented all aspects of strength training and conditioning for members of the US Paralympic Alpine Ski team and resident athlete members of USA Modern Pentathlon and for Olympic and National Champion USA Bobsled and Skeleton athletes. Walker School Athletics fields over 50 teams in 16 sports, with students typically beginning in the 6th grade. ), who was born on May 29. A graduate of Wheeler High School, he holds a BFA/Graphic Design from The University of Georgia and a Masters of Theater Production and Set Design from Southern Oregon University. They have 2 children, Camryn (‘19), who graduated from Walker and attends Samford University, and Caden, who is a senior. Walker is the top PK3-12th grade school open to all faiths in metro Atlanta. The Walker School employs two full time Certified Athletic Trainers. Most recently Coach Anderson was the defensive line coach, director of lacrosse, and head boys lacrosse coach at St. Pius. After graduation, Brickhouse was drafted and spent two years playing semi-professional basketball for both the Gainesville Knights (WBA) and Atlanta Vision (ABA) organizations. While with the Panthers, she was responsible for marketing the program, all community service activities, travel, apparel, budgets, and booster club memberships. In his 15 years of coaching varsity sports, Coach Anderson has coached multiple sports with football and lacrosse being his primary focus. TENNIS(COED) schedules / rosters / news. New Avenues Dyslexia Program - Visiting & Applying. Activities Director/Community Education Director . Since then, he has held various teaching roles in both the Primary and Lower schools, including his current position as 3. grade Assistant Teacher. Coach Garofano begins his 2nd year as a member of The Walker School Athletic Staff where he serves as the Head Varsity Baseball Coach as well as an assistant on the Varsity Football staff. Five of Coach Merriam’s varsity wrestlers finished their high school careers with 100 or more individual match victories. Chad Walker Athletic and Activities Director at Lucile Erwin Middle School Johnstown, Colorado 151 connections There’s more to high school sports than getting a scholarship or having fun the Hoover High School athletic director told the Hall of Fame Luncheon Club. Houston Independent School District has chosen Andre Walker as the new Director of Athletics, according to an email sent to the athletic staff by interim superintendent Grenita F. Lathan on Thursday. He is married to Kelly, his beautiful bride of 30 years and has two children, Casey and Bailey, both lifers at The Walker School. He lives in Kennesaw with his fiancé Carly and dog Coogee. Athletic/Community Ed Administrative Assistant/Yearbook Advisor. View Dauntré Walker, M.S.’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. richard.johnson@lpsb.org . Mike had the good fortune to be involved with 4 state championship teams, 5 Fall Soccer League championships, and many region championship and runner-up teams. In Golf, he has 4 appearances in the State Golf tournament in his 8 years as Golf Head Coach. O . A Certified Athletic Trainer is available for virtually every Upper School and Middle School athletic competition held on The Walker School campus. BASKETBALL(GIRLS) schedules / rosters / news. Business Manager. Work Schedule . Cowan’s career in Sports Information began upon her college graduation when she went to work at Davidson College in its Athletic Department where she worked for Athletic Director Terry Holland and was a part of the organizing committee for the NCAA Men’s Soccer National Championships. From 2000-2011, he was the Varsity Boys Basketball Head Coach at Walker, and from 2006-2011 he served as Assistant Athletic Director. Walker Athletics. Dauntré has 5 jobs listed on their profile. During this time, he also had the privilege of being a part of numerous conference championships and NCAA-qualifying individuals and teams. Director of Alumni Relations & Events, Head Varsity Cheer Coach, Varsity Boys/Girls Cross Country Head Coach, Varsity Softball Head Coach, Varsity Girls Golf Head Coach. Elementary and Secondary Schools. She has been the Head Coach for the MS tennis programs for four years, leading the girls team to two Metro 10 Championships and a Runner-Up in those seasons. In addition, she coached the MS cross country team for three years. Elementary And Secondary Schools. She graduated from Walker in 1984 where she  participated in cheer, basketball and softball before finding her true passion, working on the new literary magazine, Pegasus. Walker Sports Medicine takes a comprehensive approach in providing quality, sport related medical services to all of our Upper School and Middle School athletes. Dan comes to the Wolverines after spending 12 years at the Savannah Country Day School where he served as the Head Baseball Coach leading the Hornets to the Elite 8 in his final season and winning the Savannah Morning News Coach of the Year award. Look for more businesses with the D&B Business Directory at DandB.com. Vernon. Before coming to Walker, Dobbins was the Defensive Line Coach / Assistant Defensive Coordinator at the Westminster Schools where he developed five All-Region players and two Division I signees and the Defensive Coordinator / Head Strength Coach at Mt. Payroll Coordinator . This will be Tree’s first year with the Girls Varsity soccer team at Walker after coaching Boys and Girls Varsity tennis the past two years, including the shortened 2020 season in which the girls were undefeated and the favorite to win the state championship. She earned her Master of Science degree from GSU in Kinesiology and Health, specializing in Sports Medicine. He teaches Stagecraft and Set Design in the US Fine Arts department as well as AutoCAD, Digital Media, and Graphic Design in the US Technology Department. He has been part of Walker’s wrestling program since 2009, first as a MS community coach, and most recently as the Varsity Head Coach. While with the Hawks, McClesky was 1st team All-America, All-South Region 1st Team, South Region All-Academic, Best Offensive Player and NWLL All-Tournament team. Schreiner has been a resident of Marietta since he was two. Varsity Girls Soccer Head Coach, Primary/LS Sports Coordinator. Student Trainers are taught basic first aid and taping techniques. He earned his MBA from Emory University and his undergraduate degree from Williams College, where he was a four-year starter and captain of the varsity wrestling team. Previously, Gough served as the director of Sport Performance at Kennesaw State. Kristie Cowan is entering her second year as the Sports Information Director for Walker Athletics, although she has been volunteering with the Wolverines since 2009 when she headed production of the fall, winter and spring media guides. In addition to coaching and teaching, Barnett works for US Youth Soccer as the girls and boys south region ODP administrator and camp director, where she coordinates and runs a three-week summer camp at the University of Montevallo, all training events (local and international), and all communication for the south region (12 states and 6 different age groups). She then went to work as the Assistant to the Head of School, where she stayed for 12 years until being asked to return to her roots, taking on the new role of Alumni Director. Athletes need to have attended Walker for at least 3 years. Position Description The Walker School is seeking an energetic, inspirational and organized professional to serve as Athletic Director. CROSS COUNTRY(COED) schedules / rosters / news. He has a Master's degree in Applied Exercise and Health Science from Kennesaw State University and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from Valdosta State University. M . Her main focus in this new role will be to promote Walker’s student-athletes and to tell their many stories of success both on and off the field. She has also been a member of the Walker Backer Executive Committee and the new Wolverine Club Executive Board. Rebecca Avery is in her first year as the Varsity Cheer Coach, although her history with the Wolverines is long and storied. R . ), and spend time with her family in Maine and California. Jamie played soccer at Denison University in Granville Ohio, where he walked onto the team as a sophomore. Against St. Francis, Dobbins earned his first victory as a head coach as the Wolverines won 42-15. In 2007, he started his coaching campaign as an assistant at Reinhart University in Waleska, Ga. He coaches Varsity Swimming & Diving and Varsity Golf. Jeremy Gough brings over 10 years of experience in the field of human performance working with a variety of athletes, coaches, and individuals. During his tenure, Auger has sent multiple teams and individuals to the State Meet during his time at Walker, including the 2018 Girls Cross Country team. Upon graduation, she attended Shorter University where she played lacrosse. Walker Middle School Athletics-Toggle navigation. At ODA, he led the team to its first state playoff appearance in school history. Jill McGowan. Coaching Swimming for 10 years, he annually takes Swimmers and Divers to compete at the state level. She served as a Clinical Preceptor and Clinical Site Supervisor mentoring Graduate level Athletic Training students for over ten years at both Georgia State and Life University’s Sports Medicine Programs. This program functions under three basic principles: Daily Accessibility, Event Coverage and Rehabilitation. Of the nearly 50 high school wrestlers that have competed in the GHSA Area tournament under Coach Merriam, half have placed and qualified for Sectionals. She also coached the Girls and Boys Varsity Tennis programs for seven years, winning 13 State Championships (7 girls, 6 boys) and 1 State Runner-Up. Jamie Rubens is beginning his ninth year at the Walker School, where he teaches middle school math. In her first season, the girls finished second in the Region, were the #2 seed in the State Tournament, and finished as Runner-Up. Students can participate in the program during the fall and spring athletic seasons. Before joining The Walker School in 2012, Brickhouse spent four years coaching at the collegiate level. Drown is in her 6th year at Walker and teaches MS and US Latin and French. He has developed programs in which athletes are assisted in reaching their maximum genetic potential while preserving their quality of life through the systematic design, implementation, and monitoring of prehabilitation, strength training and conditioning programs through a multifaceted approach centered on current scientific research. He is the offensive line coach for the Varsity football team while also leading the Walker School Boys Lacrosse Program as the Head Coach. After serving for seven years, she moved into teaching middle school physical education. Schreiner has been a resident of Marietta since he was two. Associate Athletic Director at Ethel Walker School Barkhamsted, Connecticut 132 connections. schedules / rosters / news. And three times in the last five years, Walker has not only won the Region Sportsmanship Award but has also finished in the top 16 (out of around 100 single A schools) in the Directors Cup, Georgia Athletic Directors Association all-sports trophy. 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