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Coach Gillig played his high school and college soccer in New York State. He coached club soccer in New York State and Georgia for 15 plus years. Many of his former players have gone on to be scholarship athletes in NCAA Division I and Division II programs, as well as NAIA programs. He is licensed by the USSF and has a diploma from the NSCAA. Before beginning his career in teaching, Coach Gillig received a B.A. from the State University of New York at Oswego, earning a dual major of Broadcasting/History. He then spent the next 9 years in television post-production in Atlanta. After deciding to leave the television industry, he went back to school to become a certified teacher. He graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education.
Head Coach Varsity Girls Soccer
USSF B License
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
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This is Phil Thomas’s 1st year at Pope High School. He had spent the previous 13 years Coaching and Teaching at Centennial High School. Coach Thomas received his BA in History from Presbyterian College and his Broad Field Social Studies teaching certificate from the University of West Georgia. He was a 4 year letter winner at Presbyterian as a goalkeeper for the men’s soccer team. Coach Thomas has been married for over 7 years to Ansley Myrick Thomas. They have one daughter, Delany Rush Thomas, and a son, Philip Lawton Thomas Jr. Coach Thomas served as the Athletic Director and Boy’s Varsity Soccer Head Coach while at Centennial. As the Boy’s Varsity Soccer Head Coach, Coach Thomas accumulated a record of 161-64-10 over the past 12 seasons. With all 12 of his teams making the AAAAA or AAAAAA State Playoffs. The 2009, 2010 and 2012 teams won the Region 6AAAAA Championship with the 2009 and 2012 teams playing in the AAAAA State Championship games. Most recently, the 2013 Knights won the first Region 6AAAAAA Championship. Coach Thomas has been recognized as the AJC Northside Coach of the year in 2005 , Region 6AAAAA GACA soccer head coach of the year in 2009, 2010 and 2012, Region 6AAAAAA GACA soccer head coach of the year in 2013, 2012 DiVarsity AAAAA State Coach of the Year and 2013 DiVarsity AAAAAA State Coach of the Year. He also currently coaches a U13 and U17 boys team at NASA. Coach Thomas holds a USSF National License and NSCAA National Diploma.
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