A TK-12 Christ-centered,
College Preparatory School

Track and Field - Varsity Coed


Team Roster

Coaches

Athletics Roster

Jim Parrish - Head Coach | EMAIL

Coach Parrish is a native of Tampa, FL. As a high school athlete, he competed in track, cross country and soccer. He was also a member of the track team at Furman University. He holds a BA and MA from Furman and a Masters in Sports Administration from Ohio University. He has been coaching track and cross country for more than 25 years, and has twice been voted Conference Coach of the Year. Coach Parrish has been a part of the athletic staff at Covenant Day since 2006.


Josh Nguyen - Asst. Coach | EMAIL

Coach Nguyen is from Indian Trail, NC and attended Porter Ridge High School. He competed on the football team at Porter Ridge where he was the starting varsity defensive tackle for three years. He earned All-Conference honors in back-to-back seasons and was named team MVP in 2009. Nguyen was also a member of the varsity track and field team at Porter Ridge and went on to play football and throw shot put and discus at Guilford College for two years. He was nominated as Freshman Player of the Year for the ODAC Football Conference while playing at Guilford. Coach Nguyen later transferred to UNC-Charlotte in 2011 where he earned his BS in Religious Studies. His coaching experience includes two years with the Carmel Covenant Cats before joining the coaching staff for Covenant Day in 2016.

Farrell O'Quinn - Asst. Coach | EMAIL

Coach O'Quinn is a native Charlottean, and competed at Independence High School on the cross country, track and soccer teams. Her athletic career also includes four years on the Appalachian State University soccer team and one season as part of the Charlotte Lady Eagles soccer team. She obtained her BS in Exercise Science at Appalachian, and teaches science at the high school level at Covenant Day. Coach O'Quinn has more than 15 years of experience coaching soccer, track and cross country and has been coaching at CDS since 2004.

Achievements

Ryan Osbourn '12 (St. Louis University)

Hannah Holbrook '13 (Wingate University)

Makenna Wray '15 (Wingate University)

William Wallace '17 (Covenant College)

Alexis Klohr '18 (Charleston Southern University)


Track and Field - Varsity Coed

Click HERE for detailed Pre-Season Information for Spring 2019

Varsity Track and Field:

  • For students in grades 9 – 12.
  • First day of practice is February 19.
  • Athletes should meet Coach Parrish at 3:30pm on the field adjacent to the Middle School.
  • Covenant Day will provide uniforms.
  • Athletes must provide appropriate shoes and personal equipment for each event in which they participate.
  • Coach Jim Parrish may be reached at jparrish@covenantday.org