Mr. Frank Pitt - Swim Coach
Coach Pitt is in his fifth year as the Head Coach for the Boy’s Varsity soccer team at NHS. He holds a USSF “A” coaching license and he has coached at the youth, high school, and collegiate level. Overall, he’s been coaching for 27 years. He was a former player at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Frank has extensive playing and coaching experience. Frank has a philosophy that the game should be fun and that practices should be developed with that in mind. He has a Bachelor's in History from UAB and a Masters of Education from the University of Montevallo. Since taking the reigns at Norcross, his teams have had three straight winning seasons. Three of the four saw his teams make 2nd Round the state playoffs. Last year's record was 9-8-1, and we made it to the 2nd round of the playoffs. Overall, Pitt's record at NHS is (49-18-3). Coach Pitt looks forward to the opportunity to work with the Swim Team this year. He's a huge supporter of Norcross Athletics and wants all the teams to succeed. His plan is to help keep the team organized from the school/GHSA side of things and support Harrison and Zach in all possible facets. He has about 30 years experience of coaching high school and college age kids. He looks forward to a competitive season!
Mr. Harrison Murphy - Swim Coach
I am a Norcross High alum and swam on the State team. I have been coaching the North Manor swim team for the last 5 years and am also an assistant coach at the YMCA. I’ve grown up in competitive swimming and I enjoy being able to continue to coach such a great sport. I’m also a recent UGA alum with plans to pursue a career in federal law enforcement.
Mr. Zach Waldis - Swim Coach
Hi, I am so excited to be coaching the swim team at Norcross this year! I am a Norcross High School and swim team alum. Previously, I have been an assistant coach at the YMCA and the Peachtree Station summer league team. I recently graduated from the University of Georgia and will be attending Air Force pilot training this April. Swim team was my favorite part of high school and I can't wait to share my passion for and knowledge of swimming with everyone on the team this year. Go Blue Devils!
Ms. Francesca Reda - Dive Coach
My name is Francesca Reda and I am extremely excited to be coaching diving this year! I am currently teaching at Paul Duke STEM High School and I am the dive coach for Norcross, Duluth, and Meadowcreek. I dove for Peachtree Ridge High School and I later went on to dive at Berry College, where I hold all of the female diving records. I've also been coaching a summer-league dive team in Dunwoody for the last two summers. I love diving and I look forward to getting to share this passion with my divers this year!