John Wilson enters the 2016-2017 school year as the new Athletic Director at Lindsay Lane Christian Academy. John has served as the Principal at Fayetteville Middle School in Fayetteville, Tennessee for the past two years. Prior to this, John served as Assistant Principal and Athletic Director at Bob Jones High School in Madison, Alabama from 2004 until 2014. John has 20 years of experience as educational administrator and 6 years as a classroom teacher. During John’s tenure as Athletic Director, Bob Jones High School consistently finished in the top 10 in the Birmingham News All-Sports standings for athletic accomplishments among all the interscholastic teams while competing in the largest sports classification in the state of Alabama. Additionally, John was recognized as the District 8 Athletic Director of the Year in 2010 by his peers.
John is married to Paige Hawkins Wilson have they have two children, Bryant, who will be a Junior and Brooke, who will be a Freshman at Lindsay Lane Christian Academy. John’s wife Paige is a 4th grade teacher at Mill Creek Elementary School in Madison.
John completed the Certified Athletic Administrator certification from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association in 2015. Additionally, John earned his Educational Specialist degree in Instructional Leadership from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2012. He holds a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education from Alabama A & M University, completed in 1992, an Educational Administrators Certification, completed in 1998 and a Communications Degree from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, completed in 1989. John is a 1984 graduate of New Hope High School, where he competed in Football, Baseball, and Tennis as a student-athlete.
John and his family attend Lindsay Lane Baptist Church East in Harvest, Alabama. His favorite scripture comes from II Timothy 4:2: Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort will all longsuffering and doctrine.
ATHLETIC DEPRARTMENT STAFF
CHRIS DYE- STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING, FIELD EVENTS
CHRIS HOLLAND- VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL
STEVE MURR- VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL
CHARLES MORRISON- MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL
GARY WILLIAMS- ASSISTANT BASKETBALL
RODNEY ZIELINSKI- MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL
MEAGAN TONGE- VARSITY VOLLEYBALL
ALEX DIZON- MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
CINDY CUNDIFF-ASSISTANT MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
CARLA WOODS- DIRECTOR OF CHEERLEADING
TADD MITCHELL- YOUTH SPORTS DIRECTOR, U10 BASKETBALL AND U10 BASEBALL
HOLLY HILL- VARSITY BOWLING
JASON WILLIAMS- VARSITY GOLF
DAIVEN HARPER- U10 BASKETBALL
BRIAN HILL- U10 BASEBALL
DAVID GOUGH- VARSITY BASEBALL
SCOTT JACKSON- ASSISTANT VARSITY BASEBALL
JEFF WHITMIRE- JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
BRENNA BONNER- CROSS-COUNTRY AND TRACK
JON HEUGEL- TRACK AND FIELD
PAM ANDERSON- ASSISTANT CROSS-COUNTRY
GRACE MORGAN- SOCCER
CHRISTY ANDERSON- TENNIS
DONNIE GRAVES- CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINER (SPORTSMED)