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.
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.
Paperwork: All athletes must
have a current physical (within the last year), parent permission form,
signed concussion statement, and the $25 athletic participation fee
submitted before the first day of tryouts/practice. All paperwork must be
uploaded to the Magnus system online.