Baseball Coaches

Head Coach:  Chan Brown

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Coach Chan Brown is in his 14th year at Parkview High School. This is Coach Brown’s 13th year as the Parkview Varsity Baseball Head Coach. He is a graduate of Tucker High School in Tucker, Georgia and went on to play baseball at Hillsborough in Tampa, Florida and then at Georgia State University in Atlanta. After college, he played a brief stint of independent minor league baseball.

He began his teaching and coaching career at Burke County High School in WaynesboroGeorgia in 1998-1999. Then he became the head baseball coach at Elbert County High School in Elberton, Georgia where he also coached football from 1999-2002. He relocated to Northwest Whitfield High School in Dalton, Georgia where he coached baseball and football in 2003. He was Parkview’s Head JV Baseball Coach in 2004. Coach Brown also coached football at Parkview on the Varsity level from 2004-2007.

Coach Brown now teaches Physical Education at Parkview High School.

Coach Brown is married to Teaneal Brown of Elberton, Georgia.  They are the proud parents of Cade and Beckett.

Assistant Coach: David Reynolds

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Coach David Reynolds is in his 7th year as a Parkview Baseball assistant coach. Parkview is his alma mater, having played baseball and football here as a student. Coach Reynolds is married to Anne Marie, who also teaches at Parkview.

Education
2009  Valdosta State University  BA – Political Science
2010  Valdosta State University  Master’s of Arts in Teaching

Baseball Playing Experience
2002-2005  Parkview High School
2006         Valdosta State University

Coaching Experience
2009  Lowndes High School
2011 – Current  Parkview High School

Assistant Coach:  Justin Bishop

justin_bishop@gwinnett.k12.ga.us

The 2017 season marks the 8th year for Justin Bishop as an assistant baseball coach at Parkview High School and his 16th year overall.  At Parkview, Coach Bishop teaches Health & Physical Education and he is the head coach for the Parkview softball program.

Prior to coming to Parkview, Coach Bishop served as an assistant football coach and the head baseball coach at Berkmar High School for three years.

Justin is married to the former Ms. Catherine Royal of Stockbridge, GA.

The couple has two children, a daughter- Avery (8) and a son- Mack (4).  The family resides in Lilburn.

Education:
1999                 Berry College                 BA-Health & Physical Education
2001                 LaGrange College            Master’s of the Arts in Teaching
Playing Experience:
1990-1994          Chamblee High School (Baseball, Basketball, Football)
1995-1998          Berry College (Baseball)
*4 yr. letterman, 1 conference championship, 3 NAIA regional tournaments
Teaching Experience:
2001-03             Clarkston High School                 Clarkston, GA
2003-06             Lithonia High School                   Lithonia, GA
2006-09             Berkmar High School                   Lilburn, GA
2009-Present     Parkview High School                  Lilburn, GA
Coaching Experience:
2000-01            LaGrange College
                                    -Pitching Coach
2001-03            Clarkston High School
                                    -Head Baseball
                                    -Head Fast-pitch Softball
2003-06            Lithonia High School
                                    -Head Baseball
                                    -Assistant Varsity Football (03)
                                    -Head Fast-pitch Softball (04-05)
2006-09            Berkmar High School
                                    -Head Baseball
                                    -Assistant Varsity Football/Head Sub-Varsity
2009-Present    Parkview High School
                                    -Assistant Varsity Football (09-12)
                                    -Head Softball Coach (15-present)
                                    -Assistant Varsity Baseball/Pitching Coach

Assistant Coach:  Mark Lowrey

Coach Mark Lowery has been on the coaching staff at Parkview Baseball for 5 years. He is currently the Head JV Coach, as well as the catching coach for the program.

Coach Lowery is married and has children in the Parkview school district.

Assistant Coach:  Mike Cooper

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The 2017 season marks the 8th season that Michael Cooper will be an assistant coach for the Parkview Baseball team.

At Parkview, Coach Cooper teaches Language Arts/Special Education.

Assistant Coach:  Dustin Kline

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Coach Kline is entering his fourth season with Parkview Baseball. A proud graduate of the University of Florida (BA ’10, MA ’12), he  served as a student manager with the Gators during the 2011-2012 seasons which included an SEC Championship as well as two trips to the College World Series in Omaha.  Prior to his time with the Division I program, Kline ran the Gators NCBA Club Baseball team from 2007-2010. After graduation, he spent the 2013 season as an assistant for State Champion Ponte Vedra High School in Ponte Vedra, FL. He played high school baseball at Stanton College Prep (’06) in Jacksonville, FL. Coach Kline teaches math at Parkview and currently lives in Atlanta with his wife Victoria.

Assistant Coach: Ellis Appling

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Coach Ellis Appling has been a coach with Parkview Baseball since 2013. Prior to that, he coached baseball, softball and football at Lithonia High School for 7 years. Coach Appling played baseball and football as a student at Lithonia HS, and went on to play baseball at Alabama State.

Assistant Coach: Roy “Chief” Massey

Coach Roy Massey, also known as “Chief,” has retired from coaching after 50 years in high school baseball, but remains on staff as the groundskeeper. He taught Industrial Arts at Parkview from 1978 until his retirement in 1994. During that time and beyond, he helped coach football for the Panthers, and was the head coach of the 9th grade baseball program for many years. Prior to coming to Parkview, Coach Massey was the head baseball coach at Dunwoody High School. Coach Massey is a graduate of Southern Mississippi University.

Chief is married to Ada Jeanne and they have two daughters, Trish and Leigh. They also have a son, Vince, who is the head baseball coach at Brookstone High School in Columbus, Georgia. Coach Massey’s grandchildren are Morgan, Banks (also known as “Little Chief”), Wesley, Pearson, Coates and Lily Claire.

Assistant Coach: Zach Cone

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