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David Corsbie - Men's Soccer

 

David Corsbie was born in Valparaiso, Indiana and raised in Zeeland, Michigan.  As the captain of both his  varsity soccer and basketball teams in high school, he began his leadership credentials.  After graduating from Indiana University, David began his coaching career on the basketball court while living on the Navajo Reservation.  After a year in Many Farms, Arizona, David went back to Michigan where he coached the JV boys soccer team under his mentor and former high school coach.  During the summers, Coach Corsbie worked with the Dutch Soccer School affiliated with the professional organization PSV out of Eindhoven, Netherlands. 

 Corsbie moved to North Carolina in 2007 and took his first varsity coaching position as the Women's Soccer Coach at Garner Magnet High School. After a move to Quito, Ecuador for two years, David and his wife moved back to the triangle area where he landed a job at Green Hope High School as an AP Psychology teacher.  Coach Corsbie has been the Men's Varsity Soccer Coach for the past two seasons.  In that time, he has won 2 Conference Coach of the Year Awards, 1 Regional Coach of the Year Award, and 1 NC State Coach of the Year award.  Under Corsbie's first season, Green Hope won the 4A state championship and was ranked number #1 in the nation by Max Preps.  

 

Pam Gilbert - Women's Tennis

 

David Green - Football

Coach Green is a native of South Carolina, where he coached for 27 years before moving to North Carolina in 2000 to join Coach Bob Wolfe’s staff at Apex. Last season marked his 45th year of coaching football. 

In North Carolina, he has been head coach at Leesville Road, Burlington Williams and Enloe. He has won Coach of the Year Honors in 2006, 2007 and 2011 and was a member of the 2014 NC Shrine Bowl coaching staff. His wife, Laurie Calder-Green, is a retired coach who has won numerous State Championships in basketball and volleyball. 

Coach Green is a National Board Certified teacher and teaches Law and Justice and Civics at Green Hope.

 

John Green - Men's Basketball

Coach Green graduated from Wilson Beddingfield High School in 1999, where he played soccer, football, basketball, baseball, and tennis. He was coached by his father Lin Green during his 3 year varsity basketball career. He was all conference in 4 sports his senior year. After graduation he played basketball for Barton College and graduated in 2004 as a 1000 point scorer and All conference 1st team. He has coached basketball for thirteen years here at Green Hope. He was the Head JV coach for 5 years and is entering his 8th season as Varsity coach. His overall varsity record is 120- 68. He led the team to their most wins school history in the 16-17 season with a 26-6 record and a 4th round appearance in the State Playoffs.

Off the court, John enjoys spending time with his family. John and his wife Amanda have an 8 year old son, Jackson, 5 year old son, Walker, and a 2 year old daughter, Kennedy.

 

Erica Grunder - Women's Lacrosse

Coach Grunder was born and raised just outside of Syracuse, New York.  She graduated from the State University of New York at Cortland with her B.S. in Physical Education in 2006 and later her M.S. in Physical Education with a minor in Coaching Pedagogy in 2009.  She taught PE and coached a variety of sports including field hockey, lacrosse, basketball, softball, and track and field for 8 years before moving to Raleigh in 2014.  

Coach Grunder joined Green Hope in 2015 where she currently teaches healthful living and coaches women’s varsity lacrosse.

 

Stacy Lamb - Women's Soccer

Born and raised in Franklin, TN, Green Hope Women’s Soccer Coach Stacy Lamb attended Lees McRae College in Banner Elk, NC, where she played soccer & basketball. She graduated from LMC in 1997 with a BA in both English Literature and Communications.

Lamb began her collegiate coaching career at Midwestern State University (Wichita Falls, TX) from 1997-1999, when she graduated with a M.S. in Kinesiology, with a concentration in Exercise Physiology. 

In 1999, Lamb moved to Monroe, LA, to further her coaching & academic careers. Graduating with a M.A. in English Literature / Creative Writing in 2000, Lamb became the Head Women’s Soccer Coach at The University of Louisiana in 2001.

As the Head Women’s Soccer Coach from 2001-2011,  Lamb established herself as one of the top coaches in the region after taking the reins of one of the country’s most promising growing programs. Recognized by her peers as one of the top coaches in the profession, she was named Coach of the Year in 2001 – her first season as a Division I head coach – by both the Southland Conference and the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. 

Stacy is a USSF ‘A’ Licensed coach, and a former All-American player at Less-McCrae College where her career points and assists totals are still ranked at the top. In the fall of 2006, Lamb was named to the Carolinas Virginia Athletic Conference All-Time Women’s Soccer Team, and in 2007 she was the first female inducted into the Battle Ground Academy Sports Hall of Fame in Franklin, TN. Stacy began coaching at Green Hope in 2015.

 

Chase Kaznowski - Men's Lacrosse

Coach Kaznowski was born and raised in Cary, NC and graduated from Green Hope High School in 2010. He attended North Carolina State University and graduated with a B.S. degree in Sport Management. Chase began his coaching career at Enloe High School in 2013, where he coached for three years. In 2015, he was voted the North Carolina Lacrosse Coach of the Year after setting the school record with 13 wins that season. He was also the director of TarHeel Lacrosse Club for three years and helped over 200 athletes get recruited to play lacrosse across the country. Chase returned to Green Hope as a coach in 2016. 

Chase works full time at PrimeSport Inc., a sport industry leader in ticket, hospitality, and fan travel for major sporting events across North America. He is married to his wonderful wife Allie and they enjoy spending time with their families at the lake or beach during their free time. 

 

Mike Miragliuolo - Cross Country/Baseball

Coach Miragliuolo is a CIC and an AIC Certified Coach and a member of the North Carolina Coaches Association, the American Baseball Coaches Association, and the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association.  In 2013 he was named the Cary News Coach of the Year for his work with cross country and baseball and in 2017 he was awarded the Green Hope Athletic Booster Club Distinguished Service Award.  

Coach Miragliuolo was born in Kingstree, South Carolina and moved to Bangor, Maine where he graduated from John Bapst Memorial High School. He played varsity basketball, varsity baseball, varsity golf and ran varsity cross country. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a BA in History. After graduation he taught for 5 years at John Bapst Memorial High School where he coached the basketball, baseball and soccer teams.  In his final year as head baseball coach he led the team to its only state championship.

Coach Miragliuolo teaches AP U.S. Government and Politics at Green Hope.  He is married to his wife Jessara and travels to Europe every summer. Coach Miragliuolo has also published 2 books, An American Boy (2011) and The Real Story of a High School Coach (2014).

Link To Coach Miragliuolo's Full Bio

 

John Regan - Swimming/Diving 

John Regan graduated from NC State in 2015 with a BS in Political Science and a Minor in Coaching Education. John started his teaching career at East Cary Middle School before moving to Green Hope High School. John began his coaching career in college where he worked with the Marlins of Raleigh Club Swim Team. John also worked as an Undergrad Assistant with the NC State Strength and Conditioning Program.

After graduating college, John coached at Cary High School for one season before being hired to be the Head Coach of the Green Hope High School Swim Team. In his free time, John enjoys playing guitar and following NC State Wolfpack athletics.

 

Karl Redelfs - Volleyball

Karl Redelfs was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and eventually moved to Charlotte, NC where he graduated from Parkwood High School in 2005. He played club volleyball while attending North Carolina State University, from which he graduated with a BS degree in Mathematics Education in 2010. He started his coaching career in 2010 as the Varsity Head Coach for Green Hope's Volleyball team. In addition to high school volleyball, Karl coaches club volleyball year round at the North Carolina Volleyball Academy in Cary/Durham. Karl has been teaching high school Mathematics for the last 8 years, the last 3 of which has been at Green Hope. 

 

Karl enjoys spending time with his wife Elizabeth, cheering on the NC State Wolfpack, and playing strategy games. 

 

 

Mike Rice - Men's Tennis

Mike Rice was born in Kansas City, MO and moved to Jupiter, FL as a young kid. Coach Rice began playing tennis at 6 years old and has played throughout his life.  During his freshman year of college, Coach Rice played tennis at Gordon College in Boston, MA.  He transferred to Palm Beach Atlantic University where received a BS Degree in Finance & Banking.  

 

When not coaching or teaching at Green Hope, Coach is found pondering Accounting procedures, hanging out with his wife and 3 sons, or playing tennis or Pickleball.

 

 

Mike Robinson - Women's Basketball/Men's Golf

Coach Robinson is a graduate of East Carolina University where he studied Physical Education and Health. He began his teaching career at Southern Alamance High School in 1987. Coach Robinson has been teaching and coaching for 29 years. He coaches the Varsity Women's Basketball and the Men's Golf Team. 

 

Under his leadership Coach Robinson has led the Lady Falcons to 200 wins and multiple post season appearances.The men's golf team also has two regional titles and multiple conference championships.  He also coached the 2014 Women's Golf Team to a State Championship.

 

Mike enjoys playing golf and traveling to the beach in his spare time. 

 

 

Julie Ross - Cross Country/Track & Field

Julie Ross, M.A.Ed. grew up in Cary, NC and graduated from Green Hope in 2009. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received her Bachelor’s in Spanish and History, with a minor in Coaching Education. She went on to earn her Master’s in Education from Wake Forest University. Coach Ross taught Spanish at East Forsyth High School, in Kernersville, NC where she also was the assistant Cross Country and Track and Field Coach for three years.

Coach Ross began coaching at Green Hope in the fall of 2017. She was named Tri-6 Conference Women’s Coach of the Year for Cross Country in 2017. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, and cheering on the Tar Heels.

 

Firman Walden - Track & Field

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Firman Walden is the Head Coach of Green Hope High School Track and Field. He received his B.S. in Physical Education from UNC Chapel Hill, and has over 30 years of experience as an elite athlete, coach, and personal trainer. Firman is a Certified Interscholastic Coach, as well as a USA Track and Field Level II Sprint Coach, and holds professional certifications with ACE and NSCA. At the high school level, he has coached All-American Track and Field Athletes, a State Meet MVP, numerous state champions and finalists, along with many conference MVPs. 

 

Billie Walls - Cheerleading/Stunt

Coach Walls is a native of  Greenville, NC. She attended J.H. Rose High School and was a letter winner in Varsity Track and Varsity Cheerleading. She  is a graduate of  East Carolina University where she received her B.S degree in Health Fitness Specialist and M.A degree in Teaching.  

Coach Walls cheered for East Carolina (2006- 2010) and was a captain. After graduation, she worked for East Carolina University as an administrative assistant in the football department under the leadership of Coach Ruffin McNeill  2010- 2013.In 2013, Coach Walls began her teaching career at Green Hope High School.  She teaches Honors Personal Fitness and Healthful Living. Coach Walls is the first stunt coach in school history and led Green Hope to their first final four appearance in 2017. She is a member North Carolina Cheerleading Coaches Association. 

In her free time, she enjoys traveling and volunteering with her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha. 

 

Darren Williams - Wrestling

Darren Williams received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He was born and raised in Pennsylvania, but moved to North Carolina in 2014 to begin his career in Education. He has worked at Green Hope since 2016 as a Special Education teacher and Special Education Department Chair. 

He was named Head Varsity Wrestling Coach in Spring 2016 after working as an Assistant under Coach Chip Bunn for one year. While not at work, Darren enjoys exercising and spending time with family.