Coaches

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Andy Christie

Boys Head Coach/Girls Assistant Head Coach

coachchristiexc@gmail.com

- 2020/2021 will be 21st year teaching,

- 22nd year coaching
- Language Arts teacher

-Also Assistant Boys/Girls Track Coach
- Graduated from Berry College with an English Major/Education Minor
- Masters - Walden University; Specialist - Lincoln Memorial
- Wife, Katie; 2 daughters
- Ran Cross Country/Track at South Gwinnett High School and Berry College. All County in High School, All Conference in College. 
- Coached at South Gwinnett 1999-2000
- Taught/Coached at Dacula High School 2000 - 2008; Mill Creek 2008 - present
- 2001 and 2012 Gwinnett County Cross Country Coach of the Year
- 2008 Atlanta Track Club Jerry Frasier Award for Outstanding Dedication
- 2011 Gwinnett Daily Post Co-Coach of the Year
- 2012 Gwinnett Daily Post Coach of the Year
- 2012 Atlanta Track Club All Metro Coach of the Year
- Has run the Chicago Marathon three times (2002, 2010, 2016), the Boston Marathon twice (2004, 2012), the Jacksonville Marathon twice (2010, 2016), Charlotte Marathon (2014), and the Atlanta Marathon (2009). 
- USATF Level 1 Certified and Jack Daniels VDOT Certified Distance Running Coach
- 2015-2020 Cross Country Committee Chair and 7A representative for Georgia Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (GATFXCCA)

Michael Sexton

Girls Head Coach/Boys Assistant Head Coach

michael.sexton@gcpsk12.org

2020/2021 will be 7th year teaching and 8th year coaching

Assistant Boys Coach from 2014-2017

Wife, Jessie; 1 son

Also Assistant Boys/Girls Track Coach

Community Coach with St. Pius' State Championship XC team in 2013

Graduated from Berry College in 2013 with a Political Science Major/Economics Minor

MVP of Berry College Cross Country team in 2009

Recipient of Rollins Work Award in 2012, 2013

Ran at Brookwood High School where he made the All County Cross Country team and was a part of the 2008 Gwinnett County and Region 8-AAAAA Championship team

2018 Gwinnett Daily Post Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year

Adam Aldridge

Assistant Coach

  • 2020/2021 will be 6th year teaching, 4th year coaching

  • Math Teacher

  • Married, 2 dogs

  • Community Coach at Evans High School in 2015

  • Graduated Augusta University in 2015 with Mathematics Major and Psychology Minor

  • Masters of Arts from Augusta University (2015) in Teaching (Secondary Mathematics)

  • Education Specialist in Secondary Math from Kennesaw State University

  • Ran Cross Country and Track at Dacula High School

  • Ran Cross Country and Track at Augusta University

  • Competed in the 2013 NCAA D2 Cross Country National Championships

  • Has run the Publix Georgia Half 3 times (2016, 2017, 2018), Rabun County Half (2017), Sky to Summit 50K (2017), Augusta Half (2018), Rock N Roll Nashville Marathon and Looking Glass 50 Miler in 2019

  • Adam.aldridge@gcpsk12.org

Patty Moore

Assistant Coach

  • 2020/2021 will be 22nd year of teaching (previously years at Dacula Elementary and Osborne Middle) and 3rd year of coaching

  • Special Education Teacher

  • Graduated from UGA with a M.Ed in Autism

  • Specialist Degree from Lincoln Memorial

  • ran the Berry Half, Roswell Area 13.1 Half, Atlanta Half, and Publix Half

  • patty.moore@gcpsk12.org

Stephanie Kleider

Assistant Coach

  • 2020/2021 will be 21st year of teaching

  • Science teacher

  • Bachelor of Science, Biology from University of California, Irvine

  • Masters of Secondary Education, Instruction from Central Michigan University

  • Paulding MS and Mesa MS-Arroyo Grande, CA 1990-1995

  • Valley Stream South HS and East Northport MS-Long Island, NY 1995-1997

  • Dacula High School-2007-2013

  • Mill Creek High School-2013-present

  • Ran the 2014 Savannah Marathon, 2015 Strolling Jim Marathon, 2016 Publix Atlanta Marathon, 2016 Rocket City Marathon, 2010 and 2015 ATC Thanksgiving Day Half-Marathon, 2015 Savannah Half-Marathon, 2016 Berry Half-Marathon, 2016 Miles for Maria 50k

  • stephanie.kleider@gcpsk12.org

  • 2020/2021 will be first year teaching/coaching

  • Language Arts Teacher

  • Graduated from Berry College in 2020 with English and Secondary Education Double Majors

  • Ran Cross country and Track at Berry College 

  • Competed in the 2018 and 2019 D3 Nationals, was All-Conference and All-Region in Cross Country (2017-2019), and All-Conference in Track (2017-2019)

  • Has run 4 Half-Marathons (Kiawah Island Half Marathon x 2, Hoover Dam Half Marathon, and Ole Man Half Marathon)

  • Graduated from Archer High School and ran Cross country & Track

  • Has a cat named Oprah Winfrey

Meredith

Herman

Assistant Coach

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