Dalton Public Schools News

Q&A With Coach Keri Kirby

In anticipation of a great season, we are featuring our fall athletics coaches from all of our secondary schools! Keep reading to learn more about Coach Kirby from Hammond Creek Middle School, and stay tuned for the rest of our highlights!

What school do you teach at?

Keri Kirby

Hammond Creek Middle School

What school(s) do you coach for?

Hammond Creek Middle School

What sport do you coach?


What is your coaching background?

This is my sixth year as Dalton's middle school volleyball coach.

How long have you been coaching?

Seven years.

Did you play sports while growing up?

I played volleyball in high school. In my junior and senior year I was a starter on varsity.

What is your favorite coaching memory?

There are so many! Each year brings many special moments with each group of girls. I will always remember the year our Dalton JV and Varsity middle school teams brought home ALL the trophies from a single tournament. We were unstoppable!

What is your favorite inspirational quote?

"It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." - Albus Dumbledore