Coaches

CHAD GARRISON, Head Coach
Chad GarrisonCoach Garrison returns for his sixth year as the Head Coach of the Golden Lion Baseball program. This is his 21st year at St. Pius X and marks his 30th year of coaching in high school athletics. He also serves as an Assistant Athletic Director and Physical Education Department Chair. A graduate of North Georgia College, his previous stops include Campbell High School and The Lovett School. He and his wife of 31 years, Barbara, have three children: Kelci (SPX '09), Mackenzie (SPX '13), and Brennan (SPX '16).

MIKE LANCASTER, Assistant Varsity Coach
Mike LancasterThis year is Coach Lancaster's 42nd of coaching and 11th season with the St. Pius X baseball program. Additionally, Coach Lancaster is the Head Varsity wrestling coach and Head Freshman football coach for the Golden Lions. Coach Lancaster spent 35 years teaching and coaching in the metropolitan Atlanta area before retiring from the Gwinnett County Public School System in 2014. Coach Lancaster and his wife, Lisa, have two children, a son, Marc, and a daughter, Laura.

TREY BROUSSARD, Assistant Varsity Coach
Trey BroussardThe 2021 season will be Coach Broussard's (SPX ’01) fifth with the Golden Lions baseball program. He was the head freshman coach for two seasons (2017-18) before joining the varsity staff in 2019. Previously, he was a member of the Golden Lion Fast Pitch Softball staff (Head JV Coach, 2014-16; Assistant Varsity Coach, 2017). He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education from Valdosta State University and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Kennesaw State University. Coach Broussard is a teacher in the English department at St. Pius X. He and his wife, Dr. Meredith Miller, reside in Dunwoody and have two dogs, Maddux and Kingston.

BOBBY TIPPETT, Assistant Varsity Coach
Bobby TippettCoach Tippett returns for his sixth year as a member of the Golden Lion Baseball staff. As a catcher, he was a standout player at Lakeside High School where he was named All-DeKalb County Gold Glove (2013), 2nd team All-DeKalb County (2013), 1st team All-DeKalb County (2014), Pre-Season All-American (2014) and 1st team All-Region (2014). In 2015, Coach Tippett played baseball at the University of North Georgia and was named a Peach Belt Conference Presidential Scholar. Currently, Coach Tippett is a student, majoring in Biology (Pre-Med), at Georgia State University.

PAUL STANDARD III, Head Junior Varsity Coach
Coach Standard (SPX ‘09) is in his fourth year with the Golden Lion’s coaching staff. Coach Standard went to LaGrange College as a student-athlete where he played safety for the Panther football team and earned a degree in History. He went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education at The Citadel. While in graduate school, Coach Standard was a Graduate Assistant Coach for the Bulldog’s football team. Coach Standard is a part of the Social Studies and Physical Education departments at St. Pius X, teaching U.S. History and Health & Wellness. He also is an assistant coach for the Golden Lions varsity football team.

JAY KAPP, Head Middle School Navy Coach
Jay KappThe 2021 season will be Coach Kapp's (SPX '94) 11th season in the Golden Lions baseball program. He has been a head junior varsity coach (2001-04) and a head middle school coach (2000, 2005-06, 2018-present). Additionally, he was the assistant varsity coach for the Golden Lions Fastpitch Softball team for five seasons (2002-04, 2006-07). When not on the diamond, you can find Coach Kapp working at Kapp Koncepts, a digital marketing and graphic design firm he founded in 2001. Coach Kapp and his wife, Jenniffer (SPX ‘94), live in Dunwoody with their three children: Charlie (SPX '22), Madeline (11) and Julia (5).

BLAKE QUARLES, Assistant Middle School Navy Coach
Coach Quarles returns for his third season as the pitching coach for the Navy Middle School team. He is a graduate of Mercer University, where he was a pitcher for the Bears baseball team. Coach Quarles owns and practices general dentistry at Quarles Dental, located in Sandy Springs, and lives in Dunwoody with his wife Mary, and their daughter Bailey (2) and newborn son Win.

ARTHUR EBBS, Head Middle School Gold Coach
Arthur EbbsCoach Ebbs returns for his fourth season with the Golden Lions. He has coached baseball at Druid Hills Youth Sports for several years and is a past member of the board of directors. Coach Ebbs practices law with the law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (US), LLP with a focus on commercial litigation. He lives in Atlanta with his wife Teresa Hungeling Ebbs (SPX '98) and children Liam (14), Arthur (12), Audrey (9), and Charlotte (6). The Ebbs are parishioners at Immaculate Heart of Mary.