The Cross Country team is led by Coach Simon Steele, who has experience competing at the high school and collegiate level. This is Coach Steele’s second season as the Head Coach. The Cross Country season runs from early Fall to early November. Coach Steele is a graduate of Windsor Forest High School. At Windsor Forest Coach Steele ran Cross Country all four years and competed in State all four years as well. He later ran Cross Country for Mercer University in Macon, Georgia on scholarship. In addition to his duties he teaches Bible and Church History. Coach Steele is a veteran of the United States Army and a graduate from Brewton Parker College in Christian Studies.
The Cross Country program features grades 5th-12th grades. The 5th – 8th graders are required to run 1.5 miles on race day. The 9th – 12th grades are required to run 3.1 miles on race day. Before Coach Steele the team had not won any races or received any awards. While under Coach Steele many athletes have won awards and medals. The girl’s team won second place in Macon in 2011 and was awarded a trophy. This was the FPCA’s first Cross Country trophy. Coach Steele believes that Hard Work Pays Off. The Cross Country team is experiencing growth and headed for a successful future. There are many new and talented athletes with the program. Come be a part of something big and special. Join us!
FPCA Cross Country Schedule 2012
August 27, Monday, Bulloch Academy, Statesboro Varsity / JV 4:00 PM
September 4, Tuesday, David Emanuel Academy, Stillmore Varsity / JV 4:00 PM
September 10, Monday,Stratford Academy, Macon Varsity/JV 4:00PM
September 15, Saturday, Central Fellowship Christian Academy, Macon Varsity / JV 9:00 AM
September 17, Monday, David Emanuel Academy, Stillmore Varsity / JV 4:00 PM
September 24, Monday, Bulloch Academy, Statesboro Varsity / JV 4:00 PM
October 10, Wednesday, SEASON-ENDING JV MEET @ Stratford JV 4:30 PM
October 24 @EBA – Region Meet, Further information to be announced at a later date.
October 27, 2012. GISA STATE MEET, TBA (ALBANY) 9AM
Coach Steele (912) 610-0435
Come out and have some fun. We will work with you wherever your talent level may be.
Isaiah 40:31 But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall RUN,
and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.