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Eddie Guth

Director of Athletics

Eddie has served as athletic director since 2015. He holds a B.A. in Communications from Rhodes College and has over 30 years of experience in independent school education and athletics. Eddie is no stranger to Darlington, having taught and coached here from 1984 to 1994. During this time, he held numerous roles, including assistant athletic director, defensive coordinator for varsity football, head girls’ track coach (winning state championships in 1993 and 1994), strength and speed development coach, director of Camp Darlington, master of dormitories, chairman of the Discipline Committee, Middle School English and P.E. teacher, and Upper School public speaking teacher. Prior to his return to Darlington, Eddie was athletic director and head football coach at Randolph School in Huntsville, Ala. He is married to Virginia (Johnson) Guth (’79), first-grade teaching assistant.

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BASKETBALL: Darlington sweeps middle school title games

February 5, 2019
Read the Rome News-Tribune article about the Tigers' middle school basketball victories at the Floyd County Athletic Association championships.

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Outstanding students, faculty recognized at Honors Day, Commencement

May 18, 2018
Upper School students and faculty were recognized at Honors Day on May 18 in Morris Chapel and at Commencement on May 19.

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Darlington announces partnership with Adidas

May 2, 2018
This afternoon, the Darlington Community gathered at Chris Hunter Stadium to celebrate a special announcement by the athletic department. Darlington has partnered with Adidas as the sole provider of athletic uniforms and gear.

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Guth named Region 6A Athletic Director of the Year

January 30, 2018
Darlington's Eddie Guth has been named Region 6A Athletic Director of the Year.

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Watch the Tigers LIVE Online Tonight!

Athletics | Eddie Guth, August 25, 2017
Tonight, your Darlington Tigers will play their first regular-season game against Gaston School, and no matter where you are in the world, YOU can watch live online!

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Pierson ('05) hired to lead boys' basketball program

April 13, 2017
Bradley Pierson ('05) will return to his alma mater this fall to serve as as an assistant athletic director and head boys' basketball coach.

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Atha becomes all-time scoring leader for Lady Tigers

January 5, 2017
Darlington senior Anna Claire Atha helped lead the Lady Tigers to a victory over Cane Bay High School on Dec. 29, scoring 25 points in the final game of the Carolina Invitational basketball tournament. This game put her at 1,791 career points, surpassing the 1,774 points by Terar Stewart (’13) and earning Atha the status of all-time leading scorer for Darlington’s Lady Tigers.

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Atha, McKoy nominated for Outstanding Student Athlete award

December 9, 2016
Seniors Anna Claire Atha and Elijah McKoy have been selected to represent Darlington in the Rome-Floyd Parks & Recreation Authority's John Pinson Jr. Outstanding Student Athlete scholarship competition.

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Coming Soon: Support Your Tigers with Scoreboard Sponsorships

Athletics | Eddie Guth, July 14, 2016
In an effort to secure funding to maintain our scoreboards and improve our athletic facilities, I'm excited to share that we are offering a series of sponsorship opportunities.

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Cox ('16), Ledbetter ('16) named Vincent J. Dooley Award honorees

March 4, 2016
Seniors Jade Cox and Bob Ledbetter have been selected as Darlington’s recipients of the Vincent J. Dooley Award, and will move on to compete for a four-year, $1,000 per year college scholarship. The accolade is given by Athletes for a Better World in partnership with GHSA to a male and female student who best demonstrate character, teamwork and citizenship.

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