Coaches & Staff

The seasoned coaching staff at Asheville School is committed to the development of teaching sport fundamentals and skill mastery. The school provides an activity that suits the skill level and interest of every student.

Fall

Girls' and Boys' Cross Country, John Smith, Hannah Bonner
Girls' Varsity Field Hockey, Chapman Kern
Girls' JV Field Hockey, Chapman Kern
Boys' Varsity Football, Gus Schill, Demeseh Cobb, Lecky Haller, Tyler Ortiz, Jeff Galusha
Boys' JV Football, Gus Schill, Justin Leith, Ben Ewing
Boys' Varsity Soccer, Jeff Mettee, Molly Arkon
Boys' JV Soccer, Rod Becker, Jerry Prickett
Girls' Varsity Tennis, James Pharr
Girls' JV Tennis, James Pharr
Girls' Varsity Volleyball, Joe Lambert, Kendra Galusha
Girls' JV Volleyball, Tim Plaehn

Winter

Boys' Varsity Basketball, Jake Engebretsen
Girls' Varsity Basketball, Meredith Chambers, Megan Grant
Boys' JV Basketball, Tyler Ortiz
Girls' JV Basketball, Meredith Chambers, Megan Grant
Boys' Third Basketball Team, Jake Engebretsen
Girls' and Boys' Swimming, Frank Kriegler, Laura Lawrence,
Boys' Varsity Wrestling, Christopher Arbor, Lecky Haller

Spring

Boys' Varsity Baseball, Gus Schill, Joe Lambert, Mac McCallum
Boys' Varsity Lacrosse, Ben Ewing, Lecky Haller
Girls' Varsity Lacrosse, Alexa Caldwell, Jake Engebretsen
Boys' JV Lacrosse, Ben Ewing, Lecky Haller
Girls' JV Lacrosse, Jake Engebretsen, Alexa Caldwell
Girls' Varsity Soccer, Tina Weaver, Beverly Burton, Chapman Kern
Boys' Varsity Tennis, James Pharr, Joe Speier
Girls' and Boys' Track & Field, John Smith, Hannah Bonner, Chapman Kern

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Chapman Kern, Director of Athletics
Chapman Kern


Title: Director of Athletics
Work Phone: 828-254-6345 ext. 4044
Education: B.S., Bates College
M.S., Springfield College M.S.


Justin Leith, Associate Director of Athletics
Justin Leith


Title: Associate Director of Athletics
Work Phone: 828-254-6345 ext. 4082
Education: B.S., Merrimack College


Jake Engebretsen, Assistant Director of Athletics
Jake Engebretsen


Title: Assistant Director of Athletics
Work Phone: 828-254-6345 ext. 4029
Education: B.S., Guilford College