Nathan Clark - HC

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Nathan Clark - HC

Wife - Mary Lee Clark

Children - Lucy (5), Maggie (1)

Teaching - South Effingham HS (Weights)

Coaching Experience - 16 years

  • South Effingham (3rd year), Lee County (6 years), Peach County (8 years)

State Champions - 2005, 06, 09, 17, 18

Region Champions - 2005, 06, 09, 10, 13, 17, 18

University of Alabama - 2005 (Physical Education)

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* Email: nclark@effingham.k12.ga.us

* Phone: 478-960-9214

 Donald Chumley - Asst HC

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Donald Chumley - Asst HC

Wife - Angela Chumley (FNP - Memorial Health)

Children - Anna (Senior at UGA / Law School), Noah (Freshman at UGA / Football)

Coaching Experience - 26 years

  • South Effingham (2nd year)

  • Savannah Christian Prep School (15 years)

     - Interim Head Coach (2004)

     - Head Coach (2005-2016)

     - Athletic Director (2011-2018)

  • Benedictine Military School (11)

     - Defensive Ends (1994-2004)

     - Defensive Coordinator (1998-2004)

  •  Coaching Awards and Attributes

     - Head Coaching Record 118-34-1

     - GHSA State Champions: 2011

     - GHSA State Finals: 2009, 2010, 2011

     - 5 Sub-Region Championships

     - 4 Region Championships

     - Savannah Morning News Coach of the Year: 2009-11

     - Region Athletic Director of the Year: 2011

     - Atlanta Falcons Class A Coach of the Year: 2011

     - Savannah Quarteback Club Coach of the Year: 2009-11

     - AJC "Fasterst to 100" - 100 wins in 10 years

 

University of Georgia - 1985 (Business)

Armstrong Atlantic State University - 2000 (BS Education, Health and Physical Education)

 

Playing Career

  • Calgary Stampeders (1985-1987)

  • San Francisco 49ers (1985)

  • UGA (1982-1984)

     - Defensive Captain (1984)

     - Middle GA Lineman of the Year (1984)

     - Coaches Captain Award (1984)

     - "Meanest Mother" Award (1984)

     - Outstanding Middle GA Player of the Year (1984)

     - Hugh Hendrix Award for Maximizing Potential (1984)

     - J.B. Whitworth Award for Outstanding DL (1984) 

 

 Sean McNamee - DC

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Sean McNamee - DC

Fiance - Caitlin Doerr

Children - Jhett (5), Dax (2)

Teacher - South Effingham HS (Government)

Football Coaching Experience - 7 years

  • South Effingham (2nd year), Lake Weir (3 years), LaGrange College (3 years)

  • Head Weight Lifting Coach - Lake Weir (2 years)

  • Defensive Coordinator - Lake Weir (2018-2019)

  • Lake Weir's first playoff win in school history (2018)

  • Coached three 6A FL All State Players

LaGrange College - 2017 (Master of Arts in Education)

LaGrance College - 2013 (Bachelors of Arts in Politcial Science)

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 Jordan Boyd - Asst

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Jordan Boyd - Asst

Teacher - South Effingham HS - ISS

Coaching Experience - 2nd year (South Effingham HS), Elon College (1 year)

Kennesaw State University - 2019 - BS History

- Student Asst for Football Team (2016-2019)

East Georgia State College - 2016 - General Studies

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 Pete Goggin - Asst

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Pete Goggin - Asst

Wife - Beth

Child - Ceci Grace

Teaching - South Effingham HS (Science)

Coaching Experience - 20 years

2009-2016 Head Boys Basketball Coach - Johns Creek HS

  • 2015-2016 Region Coach of the Year

  • 2015-2016 Region Runner Up, 24-5 Record

  • State Playoffs 2013, 2014, 2015

2007-2008 Head Boys Basketball Coach - Alpharetta HS

2006-2008 Assistant Football Coach - Alpharetta HS

2004-2006 Head Football Coach - Riverwatch MS

  • 2005 County Runner Up

2003-2004 Assistant Football Coach - Vickerey MS

1997-2002 Assistant Football & Basketball Coach - Centennial HS

  • 2000-2002 State Basketball Playoffs

University of Central FL - 1996 (BS Physical Education)

Walden University - 2010 (Master in Teacher Leadership)

Kennesaw State University - 2019 (Masters Add on Educational Leadership)

 

 Blake Johnson - Asst

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Blake Johnson - Asst

Wife - Abbie Johnson

Teacher - South Effingham HS (English)

Coaching Experience - 4 years

  • South Effingham (2nd year), Metter (3 years)

     - Asst Football (SEHS, Metter)

     - Head Tennis (Metter)

     - Head Wrestling (Metter)

Georgia Southern University - 2020 (M.Ed Curriculum and Instruction)

Georgia Southern University - 2017 (BS Special Education)

 Dakota Paradice - Asst

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Dakota Paradice - Asst

Teacher - ECCA - Engineering and Technology Teacher

Coaching Experience - 2nd year (South Effingham HS)

  • Football

  • Soccer

Georgia Southern University - 2020 (Bachelors of Education in Middle Grades)

  • Worked with following teams in either football / soccer:

     - Effingham County MS

     - Coffee HS

     - Vidalia HS

Vidalia HS Graduate - 2013

  • Recruited for football and soccer 

  • Played college soccer before transfering to focus on edu

 Paul Torchia - Asst

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Paul Torchia - Asst

Wife - Hillary Torchia

Children - Karmen (13), Paul "3J" (9)

Operations Engineer

Coaching - 2nd year at HS Level, 3 years of Rec   

• Effingham Co Recreation Football 2017-19, Softball 2017

• Rincon Recreation Softball 2017

Purdue University - 2003 (BS in Aeronautical Technology) 

Embry-Riddle University - 2017 (Master of Science in Aeronautics)

 

 

 Autumn Parsons - Ath Trainer

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Autumn Parsons - Ath Trainer

Autumn graduated from South Effingham High School in 2012.  She graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training.  While at Georgia Southern she worked with Football, Women's Basketball, Women's Swim and Dive, the RAC, and Metter High School.  Post graduation she was a Graduate Assistant for Baylor, Scott, and White Texas Spine and Joint at Brownsboro High School.

 Karleigh Kirsch - Asst Trainer

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Karleigh Kirsch - Asst Trainer

Karleigh is in from Gibsonburg, Ohio.  She graduated from Saint Joesph Central Catholic High School in 2016.  She graduated from Ohio University in 2020 with a Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training.  Karleigh worked as an intern with the Ohio University Football team and completed clinical rotations at the SHAPe Clinic and three local high schools during her time there.  She is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Athletic Training at Georgia Southern University.

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