Cross country coach Dan McCauley received the Jerry Frasier Award for Outstanding Coaching Dedication at the All-Metro Cross Country Banquet, hosted by the Atlanta Track Club on Dec. 3. Dan was chosen based on submissions from the community and other coaches.
The varsity cross country teams placed in the top 10 at Georgia High School Association cross country state championship on Nov. 2. The boys' placed third and the girls placed sixth. Boys' team members Sam Colton and Elijah McCauley placed ninth and 10th in 1A Private. Girls' team members Luna McCauley and Jordan Walter placed sixth and ninth in 1A Private. Luna McCauley, Jordan Walter, Sam Colton and Eli McCauley were named to the All-State Cross Country teams. Paideia is the only private school in Class A to have two girls and two boys on the all-state teams.
Congratulations to all the team members!
The Paideia girls' and boys' varsity cross country teams qualified for the State Championships at the Region Meet in Fayetteville, Ga. Oct. 24. Luna McCauley placed fourth and Jordan Walter placed eighth among the girls. Elijah McCauley and Sam Colton placed second and fifth respectively among the boys.
Two Paideia ultimate coaches have been selected to be part of the coaching staff for the USA Ultimate National teams competing at the 2020 World Ultimate Championships July 11-18 in in Leeuwarden, Netherlands.
Martin Aguilera and Miranda Knowles will be among the nine coaches for women's, men's, and mixed teams. Martin will be the head coach for the mixed team and Miranda will be assistant coach for the men's team.
Additionally, the following Paideia current and former ultimate players were invited to try out in November for the Junior USA National team for the 2020 World Junior Ultimate Championship: Sierra Petrash '20, Alondra Romero '20, Lucy Seward '20, Addison Kerwin '20, Allie Fridkin '19, David Chalmers '19, and Ben Dameron '19. The Junior World Championships are July 18-25 in Malmö, Sweden.