Head Coach

Derek Lashley

Derek Lashley is entering his 13th year coaching tennis at FPD, including middle school and varsity. Lashley also serves as the head boys basketball coach for the FPD middle school.

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 winning milestone with his 300th win during the 2021 season.

In 2021 Coach Lashley led the Lady Vikings to win the GHSA Class-A Private State Championship. The girl’s program has been recognized as Region Champions for 3 years straight, twice in GHSA and once in GIAA.

He and his wife, Aimee, have two sons Camden and Ethan.

Lashley can be reached at dlashley@bellsouth.net.

2024 Middle School Girls Tennis Schedule

Monday2/12/20244:00pmBleckley CountyHome
Wednesday2/21/20244:00pmBleckley CountyAway
Tuesday2/27/20244:00pmTaylor CountyHome
Monday3/11/20244:00pmBethlehem ChristianAway
tuesday3/26/20244:00pmBrookstone SchoolHome
Monday4/29/2024tbaGAPPS State ChampionshipRome TC