Fuqua School is pleased to announce that Christopher Baird has been selected as our new Athletic Director. Baird will also serve as the Head Boys Basketball coach and Head Baseball coach. Baird was the top pick from a pool of many excellent candidates. While finalists for the position were well qualified, a panel consisting of parents, administrators, and the Head of School were unanimous in selecting Baird.
Most recently, Baird served as a Health and Physical Education Teacher at Buckingham County Public Schools in Buckingham. In addition to his years of teaching, Baird's experiences include 9 years of coaching high school athletics, 2 years of administrative experience, program oversight, community outreach, stakeholder communication, event planning, and budgeting.
“We are very excited to welcome Chris Baird as our new Athletic Director,” said Head of School Chance Reynolds. “His energy and enthusiasm for school sports is contagious and his vision for the future of our athletic program is inspiring.”