Varsity Head Coach
Coach Hogan is in his first year at Peachtree Ridge High School. He is a graduate of St. Pius High and played baseball at Pitt Community College in North Carolina before transferring to Georgia State University for his final two college seasons.
Prior to coming to Peachtree Ridge, Coach Hogan spent three seasons as the Varsity Head Coach at Central Gwinnett High School. He guided the Black Knights to steady improvement doubling their win total over his 3 year tenure. Prior to Central Gwinnett, Coach Hogan was at Georgia State University for four seasons (‘09-‘13) serving as on the coaching staff as the volunteer assistant and most recently as the Director of Baseball Operations. Coach Hogan also served as a coach in the Sunbelt and Coastal Plain summer wooden bat leagues, guiding teams to top finishes and playoff appearances.
Coach Hogan attended Pitt Community College in North Carolina, where he was a two-time all-region selection. After Pittogan attended Georgia State University. He was the leadoff hitter for the Panthers' most successful team ever in 2009. Hogan finished his career eighth in school history in stolen bases in just two seasons. He had a reputation as being a hard-nosed player who would run into walls and take an inside pitch to the hip to help his team, evident by the fact he finished third on the all-time hit by pitch list with 25, just four off the school record. During his senior year, Hogan played in 58 games and helped lead the Panthers to their first-ever CAA Championship and NCAA Regional appearance. In 2008, Hogan led the team and the CAA with five triples while tying the school record with being hit by a pitch 16 times.
Hogan attended high school at nearby St. Pius X where he earned first-team all-state honors.
Coach Hogan is married to his wife Nicole.
Varsity Assistant Coach - Varsity Pitching Coach and Pitching Coordinator
Coach Collins is in his first year at Peachtree Ridge High School. He is a graduate of Norcross High School. After high school, Coach Collins went on to play baseball at Tusculum College in Greeneville, Tennessee where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Physical Education. Prior to coming to Peachtree Ridge, Coach Collins spent the past four years at Central Gwinnett High School as an assistant baseball coach and a one year stint as the Varsity Head Coach. Prior to Central Gwinnett, Coach Collins spent two years teaching in Clearwater, Florida. Coach Collins now teaches in the Career and Technology Education department at Peachtree Ridge High School.
Coach Collins is married to his wife Katie.
Varsity Assistant Coach - Catching Coordinator and Hitting Instructor
Graduated from Lanier High School. Signed with Texas Christian University out of high school. Then played at Southern Union Community College. From there went on to play at Georgia Gwinnett College. Currently working in the Special Ed department at Peachtree Ridge.
Varsity Assistant Coach - Hitting/Infield
Varsity Assistant Coach
JV Head Coach
Coach Hunter is in his 11th year at Peachtree Ridge High School. He is a graduate of Middletown North High School in Middletown, NJ. After high school Coach Hunter went on to play baseball at Brookdale CC in NJ and the University of Georgia where he earned his Bachelors Degree in Business Education. He played professionally for 10+ seasons with a brief stint with the Milwaukee Brewers in 1991.
He began his teaching and coaching career at Lansing High School in Lansing, Kansas in 1997-2000. He has spent time at Dacula High School and Collins Hill High School before coming to Peachtree Ridge. He has also earned at Bachelors Degree in InformationTechnology and a Masters Degree in Occupational Studies.
Coach Hunter now teaches Business and Computer Science at Peachtree Ridge High School.
Coach Hunter and his wife Lorna are the proud parents of Jordan, Taylor,, and Mac.
Freshman Head Coach
Academic Support Specialist
Ms. Carrie Petty teaches AP United States History and AP Seminar. She also serves as the Instructional Coordinator for the Advanced Placement program and the Academic Support Specialist for the baseball program at Peachtree Ridge High School.
Ms. Petty grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, IL and earned her B.A. in History and M.A. in Teaching from Emory University. She has worked at Peachtree Ridge since the Fall of 2005. This is her eleventh year teaching AP U.S. History, her fifth year as Advanced Placement Instructional Coordinator and her first year as the Academic Support Specialist for the Lions baseball Program.