Boys’ and Girls’ Track and Field

Christopher Stacy, Head Coach

Coach Stacy became a member of the Green Wave coaching staff in 2017 when he moved to Middle Tennessee from Southwest Virginia. He graduated from the University of Virginia’s College of Wise in 2013 with a Bachelors of Arts in History, with minors in Political Science and Education. After graduation he returned to his alma mater, Hurley High School (Virginia), to begin his teaching career. During his time at Hurley High School he taught World History, U.S. History, and U.S. Government, while also serving as the Head Coach for both the Cross Country and Tennis programs. He also served as a volunteer with the Track & Field program.

Currently, Coach Stacy teaches World History in the Freshman Academy and serves as Head Coach for both the Cross Country and Track & Field programs. He holds a Level 1 Coaching Certification through the USATF (United States of America Track & Field).

 

Michael Smith, Assistant Coach
Coach Michael Smith began as assistant track and field coach for Gallatin High School in 2018.

Coach Smith graduated from Hendersonville High School in 2011. After graduation, he moved to Japan to further his studies in the field of psychology, ending up with a Bachelor of Science in psychology. He is currently attending Union University for a Master’s degree in Education. During his time abroad, Coach Smith was was an assistant track coach for Seiho High School and volunteered for the Department of Defense schools at the Sasebo Naval Base. Upon returning stateside, Coach Smith worked as an assistant track coach at Fernley High School in Nevada. Under Coach Smith’s tutelage, first-time long jumper Nathan Henderson achieved a sixth place finish at NIAA Northern 1A-4A Regionals.

Most recently Coach Smith has moved back to Hendersonville and now works as a substitute teacher for Sumner County Schools and has been the resident assistant track Coach to Coach Stacy and Gallatin High School. During his first track season with Gallatin High School he was also able to coach first-time jumper Kindle Anderson all the way to the TSSAA State Track & Field Championships as a sophomore.
With five years experience coaching track and field, Coach Smith will continue his best efforts for the 2019 track and field season and will help to inspire even more athletes to better themselves on and off the track in the hopes of helping students become better athletes, and helping athletes become better students.

Idilio Campos, Assistant Coach