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Franklin Road Academy

Nashville, TN (Davidson County)
Mascot: Panthers  ·  Colors: Navy, White

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Mailing Address:
4700 Franklin Pike
Nashville, TN 37220
Physical Address:
4700 Franklin Pike
Nashville, TN 37220
Shipping Address:
4700 Franklin Rd.
Nashville, TN 37220
Phone:
615-832-8845
Fax:
615-781-8551
Principal Phone:
615-832-8845
AD Phone:
615-369-4535
Grand Division: Middle
Athletic District: 5
County: Davidson
Type: Independent
Enrollment (Actual): 363
Enrollment (Classification): 363
School ID: 153

Staff information for the 2023-2024 school year is displayed as it is entered/verified by Franklin Road Academy administration.

2023-2024 School Administration
Maggie Waxter Sports Information Director 615-331-6808 Full-time Teacher
Amanda Kellum School Secretary 615-832-8845 Full-time Teacher
Sean Casey Principal 615-832-8845 Full-time Teacher
Jay Salato Principal 615-331-6808 Full-time Teacher
Kim Turpin Bookkeeping Clerk 615-369-4554 Classified Employee
Claudia Diaz Athletic Trainer 615-832-8845 Full-time Teacher
Grant Pheil Athletic Trainer 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Kris Palmerton Athletic Director 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Chris Schmoke Assistant Principal 615-781-8551 Full-time Teacher
Joshua Lester Assistant Athletic Director 615-832-8845 Full-time Teacher
Belmont University ()
Lisa Schaad Assistant Athletic Director 615-781-8551 Full-time Teacher
Western Kentucky University (1995)
Maggie Waxter Assistant Athletic Director 615-331-6808 Full-time Teacher

Maggie Waxter (Sports Information Director)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-331-6808

Amanda Kellum (School Secretary)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845

Sean Casey (Principal)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845

Jay Salato (Principal)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-331-6808

Kim Turpin (Bookkeeping Clerk)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4554

Claudia Diaz (Athletic Trainer)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845

Grant Pheil (Athletic Trainer)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535

Kris Palmerton (Athletic Director)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535

Chris Schmoke (Assistant Principal)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-781-8551

Joshua Lester (Assistant Athletic Director)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845
Belmont University ()

Lisa Schaad (Assistant Athletic Director)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-781-8551
Western Kentucky University (1995)

Maggie Waxter (Assistant Athletic Director)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-331-6808

Baseball

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

Glen Johnson Head Coach 615-369-4535 Classified Employee
Jared Mendiola Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Dalton Ney Assistant Coach 615-832-8845 Non-faculty
Matt Perez Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Matt Whisenant Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty

Glen Johnson (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Classified Employee

Jared Mendiola (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Dalton Ney (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845
Non-faculty

Matt Perez (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Matt Whisenant (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Boys' Basketball  

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

David Gallagher Head Coach 615-369-4579 Full-time Teacher
Tom Gilroy Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Keith Gray Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Joshua Lester Assistant Coach 615-832-8845 Full-time Teacher
Belmont University ()
Ed Sanders Assistant Coach 615-832-8845 Full-time Teacher

David Gallagher (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4579
Full-time Teacher

Tom Gilroy (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Keith Gray (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Joshua Lester (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845
Full-time Teacher
Belmont University ()

Ed Sanders (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845
Full-time Teacher

Girls' Basketball  

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

Chris Hart Head Coach 615-832-8845 Full-time Teacher
Stephanie Feyes Assistant Coach 615-832-8845 Full-time Teacher
Abigail Wharton Assistant Coach 615-832-8845 Full-time Teacher

Chris Hart (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845
Full-time Teacher

Stephanie Feyes (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845
Full-time Teacher

Abigail Wharton (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845
Full-time Teacher

Bowling  

Member of Division II, Middle Region

Bill Zepeda Head Coach 615-369-4611 Full-time Teacher
Bubba Auberson Assistant Coach 615-369-4554 Full-time Teacher

Bill Zepeda (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4611
Full-time Teacher

Bubba Auberson (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4554
Full-time Teacher

Girls' Bowling  

Member of Division II, Middle Region

Bill Zepeda Head Coach 615-369-4611 Full-time Teacher

Bill Zepeda (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4611
Full-time Teacher

Boys' Cross Country

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

Lisa Zenner Head Coach 615-331-6808 Full-time Teacher
Courtney Gilreath Assistant Coach 616-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Andrew Matthews Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty
Matt Zenner Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty

Lisa Zenner (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-331-6808
Full-time Teacher

Courtney Gilreath (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 616-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Andrew Matthews (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Matt Zenner (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Girls' Cross Country

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

Lisa Zenner Head Coach 615-331-6808 Full-time Teacher
Courtney Gilreath Assistant Coach 616-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Andrew Matthews Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty
Matt Zenner Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty

Lisa Zenner (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-331-6808
Full-time Teacher

Courtney Gilreath (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 616-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Andrew Matthews (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Matt Zenner (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Dance

NOT PROVIDED

Football  

Member of Division II, Class AA, Middle Region

Justin Geisinger Head Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Vanderbilt University (2004)
Sean Adams Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Steve Glass Assistant Coach 615-781-8551 Non-faculty
Matt Hanson Assistant Coach 615-781-8551 Full-time Teacher
John Harris Assistant Coach 706-302-9839 Full-time Teacher
Michael Hennigan Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Joseph Holzmer Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty
Ed Sanders Assistant Coach 615-832-8845 Full-time Teacher
Chris Schmoke Assistant Coach 615-781-8551 Full-time Teacher
Kyle Strazzeri Assistant Coach 615-832-8845 Full-time Teacher
Alton Thompson Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Scott Winterton Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty

Justin Geisinger (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher
Vanderbilt University (2004)

Sean Adams (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Steve Glass (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-781-8551
Non-faculty

Matt Hanson (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-781-8551
Full-time Teacher

John Harris (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 706-302-9839
Full-time Teacher

Michael Hennigan (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Joseph Holzmer (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Ed Sanders (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845
Full-time Teacher

Chris Schmoke (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-781-8551
Full-time Teacher

Kyle Strazzeri (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845
Full-time Teacher

Alton Thompson (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Scott Winterton (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Boys' Golf  

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

Hayden Copeland Head Coach 615-331-6808 Full-time Teacher
Clemson University (2014)
John Martin Assistant Coach 615-832-8845 Retired Educator

Hayden Copeland (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-331-6808
Full-time Teacher
Clemson University (2014)

John Martin (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845
Retired Educator

Girls' Golf  

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

Hayden Copeland Head Coach 615-331-6808 Full-time Teacher
Clemson University (2014)

Hayden Copeland (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-331-6808
Full-time Teacher
Clemson University (2014)

Soccer  

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

Ryan McDonald Head Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Kevin Ford Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty
Shelton Wicks Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher

Ryan McDonald (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Kevin Ford (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Shelton Wicks (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Girls' Soccer  

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

Becky Knight Head Coach 615-832-8845 Full-time Teacher
Auburn University (2011)
Kevin Ford Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty
Ryan McDonald Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher

Becky Knight (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845
Full-time Teacher
Auburn University (2011)

Kevin Ford (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Ryan McDonald (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Girls' Softball  

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

Alana Hilkin Head Coach 615-294-2912 Full-time Teacher
Kris Climer Assistant Coach 615-331-6808 Full-time Teacher
Amanda Geile Assistant Coach 615-781-8551 Full-time Teacher
Michael Pardue Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty

Alana Hilkin (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-294-2912
Full-time Teacher

Kris Climer (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-331-6808
Full-time Teacher

Amanda Geile (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-781-8551
Full-time Teacher

Michael Pardue (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Boys' Tennis  

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

Joseph Atwill Head Coach 615-832-8845 Non-faculty

Joseph Atwill (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-832-8845
Non-faculty

Girls' Tennis  

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

Madison Mummert Head Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty

Madison Mummert (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Boys' Track and Field  

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

Shawn Allen Head Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Courtney Gilreath Assistant Coach 616-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Brandon Grass Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty
Fran Hoogestraat Assistant Coach 615-331-6808 Non-faculty
Rod Jones Assistant Coach 615-369-4567 Full-time Teacher
Andrew Matthews Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty

Shawn Allen (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Courtney Gilreath (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 616-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Brandon Grass (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Fran Hoogestraat (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-331-6808
Non-faculty

Rod Jones (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4567
Full-time Teacher

Andrew Matthews (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Girls' Track and Field  

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

Shawn Allen Head Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Courtney Gilreath Assistant Coach 616-369-4535 Full-time Teacher
Brandon Grass Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty
Fran Hoogestraat Assistant Coach 615-331-6808 Non-faculty
Rod Jones Assistant Coach 615-369-4567 Full-time Teacher
Andrew Matthews Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty

Shawn Allen (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Courtney Gilreath (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 616-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Brandon Grass (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Fran Hoogestraat (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-331-6808
Non-faculty

Rod Jones (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4567
Full-time Teacher

Andrew Matthews (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Unified Track and Field
Shawn Allen Head Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher

Shawn Allen (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Girls' Volleyball  

Member of Division II, Class A, District 3, Middle Region

Lisa Schaad Head Coach 615-781-8551 Full-time Teacher
Western Kentucky University (1995)
McKenna Allen Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Full-time Teacher

Lisa Schaad (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-781-8551
Full-time Teacher
Western Kentucky University (1995)

McKenna Allen (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Full-time Teacher

Wrestling  

Member of Division II, West Region

Alexander Bennett Head Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty
Phil Anderson Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty
David Dawson Assistant Coach 615-331-6808 Full-time Teacher
John Harris Assistant Coach 706-302-9839 Full-time Teacher
Joseph Holzmer Assistant Coach 615-369-4535 Non-faculty

Alexander Bennett (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

Phil Anderson (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

David Dawson (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-331-6808
Full-time Teacher

John Harris (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 706-302-9839
Full-time Teacher

Joseph Holzmer (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 615-369-4535
Non-faculty

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Coaches by Type
Classified Employee 1
Full-time Teacher/Administrator 34
Non-faculty 15
Retired Educator 1

Non-Faculty Coaches and Classified Employees must take the NFHS "Fundamentals of Coaching" and "First Aid, Health, & Safety for Coaches" courses prior to coaching. Coaches who have successfully completed the ASEP Coaches Education Course AND the TSSAA Online Coaches Training Session prior to May, 15, 2013 are not subject to this requirement.