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Eddie Guth

Director of Athletics

Eddie has served as athletic director since 2015. He holds a B.A. in Communications from Rhodes College and has over 30 years of experience in independent school education and athletics. Eddie is no stranger to Darlington, having taught and coached here from 1984 to 1994. During this time, he held numerous roles, including assistant athletic director, defensive coordinator for varsity football, head girls’ track coach (winning state championships in 1993 and 1994), strength and speed development coach, director of Camp Darlington, master of dormitories, chairman of the Discipline Committee, Middle School English and P.E. teacher, and Upper School public speaking teacher. Prior to his return to Darlington, Eddie was athletic director and head football coach at Randolph School in Huntsville, Ala. He is married to Virginia (Johnson) Guth (’79), first-grade teaching assistant.

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Podcast Episode 20: Fall Sports Preview

August 12, 2021
In this episode, Head of School Brent Bell talks with coaches involved in fall sports at Darlington. You'll hear about how our athletes have been preparing over the summer and what we might expect to see over the next few months.

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Winter Athletics Guidelines

Curriculum Connections | Eddie Guth, October 30, 2020
I am writing to you with regard to the winter athletic season and what to expect with our protocols and expectations for the games. 

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Senior Athlete Recognition Breakfast

Upper School | Jennifer Collins, May 5, 2020
In a typical year, senior athletes are honored with a breakfast. Today Coach Guth and his team honor the seniors in a virtual way. 

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Reflections with Coach Guth

Upper School | Eddie Guth, April 7, 2020
To all my Tigers, please be safe and know we will be back together as soon as possible.

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Chapel Talk: A Message from Coach Guth

Upper School | Jennifer Collins, April 2, 2020
This week's chapel talk comes to you from Athletic Director Eddie Guth and he shares his thoughts on persevering through challenging times.

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UGA Coach Kirby Smart Visits Darlington

December 11, 2019
Landing a helicopter on the 50-yard line of Chris Hunter Stadium provided a spectacular entrance for University of Georgia Head Football Coach Kirby Smart and new UGA offensive line coach Matt Luke.

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BASKETBALL: Darlington sweeps middle school title games

February 5, 2019
Read the Rome News-Tribune article about the Tigers' middle school basketball victories at the Floyd County Athletic Association championships.

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Outstanding students, faculty recognized at Honors Day, Commencement

May 18, 2018
Upper School students and faculty were recognized at Honors Day on May 18 in Morris Chapel and at Commencement on May 19.

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Darlington announces partnership with Adidas

May 2, 2018
This afternoon, the Darlington Community gathered at Chris Hunter Stadium to celebrate a special announcement by the athletic department. Darlington has partnered with Adidas as the sole provider of athletic uniforms and gear.

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Guth named Region 6A Athletic Director of the Year

January 30, 2018
Darlington's Eddie Guth has been named Region 6A Athletic Director of the Year.

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