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New Director of Athletics for Atlanta Public Schools

Jeff Beggs was recently named the new Director of Athletics for the APS school district. He will be responsible for leadership of the interscholastic sports program, sports training and aiding in healthy competition throughout all grade levels.

Beggs has an extensive 31-year background as a system-level athletic director, a high school athletic director, head coach, assistant principal and teacher for a number of schools and school districts in the state.  Also, he currently serves as president of the Georgia Athletic Directors Association (GADA), where he is also a member of the GADA Board of Directors.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health and Physical Education and Political Science from Furman University and a Masters of Education in Health and Physical Education, as well as Educational Leadership from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.

He earned his Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA) certification from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) in 2004 and earned his Certified Master Athletic Administrator (CMAA) certification in 2006. Beggs has, also, received a number of accolades and awards from those organizations.