FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Denmark High, Forsyth County’s newest school set to open for the 2018-19 academic year, has begun hiring its first slate of head coaches after the announcement of the school’s athletic director.
Jamie Corr, a former head baseball coach with South Forsyth and Lambert, was tapped to lead the Danes’ athletics as director in November.
Corr returns to Forsyth County after coaching at the collegiate level with Florida Southwestern State College, compiling a 45-59 record in two seasons. Prior to his collegiate coaching tenure, Corr led the baseball programs at South Forsyth and Lambert. The War Eagles finished as state runner up in 2009, and Lambert captured the 2014 6A state title under Corr.
Following Corr’s appointment, the Danes hired head coaches for football, boys lacrosse and competition cheer.
Named to lead the Danes’ for their inaugural football season is veteran North Georgia head coach Terry Crowder.
Crowder comes to Denmark after a five-year stint with Creekview in Cherokee County. Under Crowder, the Grizzlies compiled a 31-22 record and made three straight playoff appearances from 2013-15.
He headed Chattahoochee from 2004-12, leading the Cougars to two region titles and the program’s only state championship in 2010. The Cougars went 60-40 under Crowder and made five appearances in the state playoffs.
The Danes’ football program will compete in a full varsity schedule in the 2018-19 season in Region 7-AAAA. The region includes 4A state champions Blessed Trinity and state runner up Marist.
Barney Marchand will lead the boys lacrosse program. Marchand has spent 10 seasons as a head coach at Centennial, Johns Creek and West Forsyth.
Marchand went 30-19 at the helm of Centennial from 2005-07 before starting the boys lacrosse program at Johns Creek. The Gladiators went 68-42 in Marchand’s six seasons.
Most recently, Marchand led the West Forsyth girls program to an 8-10 record in the 2016 season.
Denmark has also attracted another former West Forsyth coach to lead the school’s competition cheer program.
Lindsay Needham was announced to lead the Danes squad. She led West to consecutive third place finishes in state competition the past two seasons.