Mark Sullins, Head JV Coach
Coach Sullins has been coaching Girls’ Fastpitch for the past 15 years. He is currently coaching the Georgia Impact’s 18s team. In his coaching career he has carried four different age groups, 12s, 14s, 16s, and 18s, to ASA Nationals eight different times.
Before moving to Paulding County, Coach Sullins was a community coach for four years at Darlington School in Rome, Georgia.
During his coaching career, he has attended and completed numerous NFCA (National FastPitch Coach Association) classes. Coach Sullins has attended many college coaches clinics were he’s been able to network and have players recruited to play ball in college. During his time as a travel ball coach, he has been fortunate to see many of his players get college scholarships to play at the next level.
Coach Sullins is married with three children: two girls, Taylor and Shay, and son, Drew. His wife, Pam Sullins, is a teacher at North Paulding High School (Marketing Management Pathway, DECA Advisor). Coach Sullins is an entrepreneur, and has built businesses in industrial cleaning: Sullins Enterprises; and a restaurant: Big-Un’s Biscuits.
Matt Richardson, Assistant JV Coach
Coach Richardson is in his second year at North Paulding. He is a member of the Social Studies Department and is currently teaching World Geography.
Coach Richardson started as a community coach at Northside High School for two years and served as the 9th grade head baseball coach and as an assistant to the JV and Varsity teams. As well as coaching baseball, Coach Richardson served as the JV head coach for the Lady Eagles softball team.
After attending Middle Georgia State University for two years, Coach Richardson moved to Kennesaw to finish his degree in History Education at Kennesaw State University. In his first year at North Paulding, Coach Richardson served as an assistant to the JV and Varsity baseball teams. He hopes to help continue the winning tradition here within the softball program. He wishes to develop young men and women who can excel in the classroom and on the baseball and softball diamond.