Cherokee Bluff High School | 6603 Spout Springs Rd., Flowery Branch , GA



Matthew Brick

Position: Head Cross Country Coach

        Coach Brick is coming to Cherokee Bluff High school from the track powerhouse school, McEachern High School (AAAAAAA) in Cobb County. He coached 4 years at McEachern High School coaching both cross country and track. He helped break the 4x800, DMR, and 1600 school records for the girl's track team. His boy’s 4x800 relay was ranked U.S. #8 during the 2018 season. In 2016, his track team at McEachern won the AAAAAA State Championship. He has one state runner-ups, two region championships, six top five performances at the state championship in track, one state appearance for cross country, two county championships, and has one state championship in track. In 2014, at Pope High School, he was named Georgia Region Assistant Coach of the Year. Coach Brick ran track and cross country at the University of Alabama in Huntsville for one season then transferred to Jacksonville State University. While in college he received Ohio Valley Conference Runner of the Week 3 times, was the #1 runner for 3 years, and advanced to the NCAA National Championship. 


Coach Brick is in his 3rd year at Cherokee Bluff High School. Both the boys and girls cross country teams have qualified for the AAA State Championship in the two seasons, and have finished county runner-up, region runner-up, and as high as 6th at state.


Running experience

Ran Track and XC in High School 

Ran Track and XC in College 

University of Alabama in Huntsville: Advanced to NCAA XC Championships, All-Region in Steeplechase
Jacksonville State University: Ohio Valley Conference Runner of the Week 3 X, received the OVC Medal of Honor and #1 runner


Brick Profile:

McEachern High School (Powder Springs, GA) (AAAAAAA) (Assistant Track & Field/ Head Cross Country) 


Cobb County Championship: 1st: (2015), (2016), 3rd (2017), 3rd(2018)

Region Championship: 1st (2015), 2nd (2016), 2nd (2017), 2nd(2018) 

State Championship: 3rd (2015), 1st (2016), 3rd (2017), 4th(2018)

- 2016 State Champions

Cobb County Championship: 2nd (2015), 4th (2016), 3rd (2017), 3rd(2018) 

Region Championship: 2nd (2015), 3rd (2016), 3rd (2017), 3rd(2018)

State Championship: 12th (2015), 5th (2016), 18th (2017) 

During the 2018 season, boys 4x800 was ranked #8 in U.S. 



Pope High School (Marietta, GA) (AAAAA) (Assistant Track & Field) 


Cobb County Championship: 2nd (2014) 

Region Championship: 1st (2014) 

State Championship: 2nd (2014) 

-       Region Assistant Coach of the Year 

Cobb County Championship: 7th (2014) 

Region Championship: 1st (2014) 



Pell City High School (Pell City, AL) (Assistant Cross Country)
White Plains High School (Anniston, AL) (Assistant Track & Field)
Oxford High School (Oxford, AL) (Assistant Track & Field/ Assistant Cross Country) 



Amanda Partee-Manders

Position: Head Coach Girls Cross Country
Phone: 678-227-8143

Coach Manders' Bio and additional information