Woodstock High School Assistant Principal Tonya Sebring has been inducted into the Georgia Dugout Club Hall of Fame and named the Region 4-AAAAAAA Athletic Director of the Year!
Election to the Hall of Fame is considered one of the most prestigious recognitions awarded to high school and college softball and baseball coaches in the State. This year’s inductees were recognized by the organization, the official statewide organization for softball and baseball coaches, earlier this month. She will be honored as a Region Athletic Director of the Year at the annual Georgia Athletic Director’s Association conference in Savannah, March 24-27.
Assistant Principal Sebring, who also serves as the school’s Athletic Director, as a player, was the first fast-pitch recruit for Kennesaw State University and a member of its inaugural fast-pitch team. She was inducted into the 2006 KSU Circle of Honor in recognition of her leadership in the sport.
She went on to coach at Woodstock High School from the school’s inception in 1996 until 2007. Under her leadership, Woodstock’s team won three Region titles, State runner-up in 2005 and the State 5A Championship in 2006. Coach Sebring was named Georgia’s High School 5A Coach of the Year in 2006.
In 2008, Coach Sebring took over the Etowah High School softball program. In her second season, she led the Lady Eagles to their first Region Championship in the history of the school’s fast-pitch program. During her four-year tenure at Etowah HS, she led her team three times to the State playoffs, advancing to the Sweet 16 her final season.
During her coaching career, Coach Sebring served for eight years as the State Softball Chair for the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association. In 2012, Coach Sebring stepped down from coaching and entered into high school administration.
Assistant Principal Sebring will be recognized by the Cherokee County School Board and Superintendent of Schools at the Feb. 2, 2017 School Board meeting.