Coach Johnson has led the boys cross country team to two Region Championships, two State Championships and one individual state champion and state runner-up since becoming the head boys cross country coach in 2013. Coach Johnson graduated from Blessed Trinity in the Class of 2005. While at Blessed Trinity, he was senior class president and ran on the 2003 state championship cross country team. In the spring of Greg's junior year, Greg joined the track team and scored points toward the boy's team win and their first region championship. Greg captained the cross country team his senior year and set the school record at Berry running 16:15. He went on to run under Coach Drosky at Georgia Tech. While at Tech, he lettered in both cross country and track. His senior year, he was the number two runner on the team finishing 43rd at the ACC Championships running 25:09 for 8k, and he led the team finishing 49th at the South Regional Cross Country Championships running a 32:11 for 10k. His personal best performances include 15:08(5k) and 31:26(10k). Coach Johnson has run 19 consecutive Peachtree Road Races and has finished in the top 100 eleven times and he has finished in the top 50 for the last 4 years. Coach Johnson ran a 32:10 PR in the 2014 Peachtree Road Race and in the 2015 Peachtree Road Race he finished in 20th place. Greg ran the 2011 California International Marathon in 2:32:12.
Coach Findlay started the track program at Blessed Trinity. He has been a cross country coach since 2008. Coach Findlay works with the freshman runners consistently developing one of the best freshman running groups in All-Classifications. He has a B.A. from Emory University and an M.Ed. from Georgia State University. Scott and his wife, Stefanie, have a daughter, Grace Katherine, and a son Matthew MacLellan.
Chuck Oliver, Thundering Herd
Coach Chuck Oliver became Director of Development at BT in 2009. He has served as Assistant Cross Country Coach since his arrival and also became Head Swim Coach in 2012. Coach Oliver was a member of the varsity swim team at Auburn University where he received his B.S. in Public Administration. Chuck is a lifelong runner and still competes in Masters swimming events, road races, and triathlons. Chuck and his wife Kay, live in Marietta, and have two sons, Chase and Jay.
“Consistent, persistent hard work….over time…… equal results…equals success”