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St. Pius X Golden Lions
HEAD JUNIOR VARSITY COACH
Jim Merkel begins his sixth season at St. Pius X in 2016-17 and is privileged to be an extension of the SPX mission and play a role in the development & Christian formation of student athletes both on and off the court.
Merkel is an accomplished Coach and Mentor, instrumental in the character development of young girls and boys in the Atlanta community the past 20 years.
Coach Merkel’s passionate involvement and leadership in the Atlanta community has inspired communities at: The Marist School, St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School, St. Martins Episcopal School, Decatur High School and Milton High School.
Merkel and his wife Vicki have two sons, Hugh and Andrew and a daughter, Lauren. Email Coach Merkel