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Varsity Track & Field


#2 State Ranking (Boys Outdoor T&F)

Area 6-A Private Champions (Boys)

1A Private State 3rd Place (Boys) & 15th Place (Girls)




Area Champions: 2021

Boys 3rd Place 2021

Boys & Girls T&F History & Records


Mariam Abdullah ('08) - Winthrop University

Ethan Besier ('16) - Colorado Mesa University

Anna Davis ('18) - Davidson College

James Davis ('16) - Davidson College

Perry Gresham ('18) - Sewanee - University of the South

Masha Grizhebovskaya ('14) - St. Olaf University

Alex Hubbard (‘03) - Claflin University

Zakiya Kelly - Brenau University

Brandon Mbaba ('11) - Georgia Tech

Zatrick Pierce ('17) - Augusta University

Simeon Respress ('21) - Anderson University

Valencia Whaley ('02) - Mount Holyoke College


Track & field programs have a practice facility at the Amick Athletic Field on the Upper School campus. The practice facility has a 120-meter 8-lane straightaway track, multi-lane jumps pit, six-shot put rings, discus cage, four discus circles, and a newly-renovated field house.


Program "At a Glance" (PDF)

T&F Team Standards 2021

T&F Parent Meeting Info 2021


Scott Neal – Head Coach

Coach Neal begins his 37th year of coaching in 2020, 34th year in education as a teacher or administrator, and 22nd year at TFS.  Coach Neal leads the TFS athletic program and the head coach of the girls and boys middle school and high school cross country and track & field teams.  Scott is a founding member and representative of the Georgia Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, member of the GACA, GADA, NIAAA, USATF, GATFXCCA, USTFCCCA, and NSCA, and has been a USATF Level I instructor. Coach Neal is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association and has the USATF Level II certificate in four different categories. In spare time and on breaks, Coach Neal likes traveling to national parks, outdoor adventures, biking, hiking, reading about performance training, and spending time with his wife Dianna and two dogs, Regal and Badger.


Stephanie Witham - Assistant Coach

Stephanie Witham is in her 8th year teaching, is a former student of Tallulah Falls School and a Tallulah Falls Middle School teacher. As a student she participated in several sports including Track and Field and Cross Country. After graduating she continued practicing sports but moved her focus on to swimming. She has participated as part of several teams and has competed in open water competitions as well as in indoor swimming events. Witham has participated in long distance trail runs, running a 25K for her last race, and running mud obstacle races such as Spartan Races. She has been an assistant coach for swimming, cheerleading, tennis and soccer.

Rachel LeGrand - Assistant Coach