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Coach Kraig Peebles – Coaching Bio

Head Baseball Coach

Coach Kraig Peebles is humbled and honored to be selected as the new Head Baseball Coach at Meadowcreek High School. Coach Peebles just finished his 24th year in public education. His leadership will begin by supporting teaching and learning in all subject areas and transfer those same theoretical concepts to the baseball diamond. He is coming to Meadowcreek HS from Gainesville High School in Gainesville, Georgia. During his time at Gainesville HS (2008-2015), Coach Peebles coached in two state football championships including the 2012 5A State Championship win over Ware County. Concurrently as a Baseball Coach, Peebles coached in the private sector as an American Legion Baseball Coach, camp instructor, and performed duties as a minor league scout.

 

Coach Peebles has over 100 wins as a Head Baseball Coach in Georgia and Florida. He brings 30+ years of baseball coaching and playing experience to Meadowcreek HS. Most recently, he functioned as the 2006-2007 Assistant Baseball Coach at West Hall High School and Head Baseball Coach at Americus-Sumter High School from 2004-2005.

 

While coaching baseball in Florida, Peebles was the Head Baseball Coach at Branford High School from 1998-2004. While at Branford, Peebles built the baseball program as he spearheaded a capital improvement project that entailed building the high school stadium and field from the ground up. On the diamond, Peebles took the baseball program to new heights as they won the first District Championship in school history. He was honored as the 1999 Gainesville Sun Coach of the Year.  Coach Peebles also served as an Assistant Baseball Coach at Columbia High School in Lake City, Florida in 1997 where they made the state playoffs and Assistant Baseball Coach at Oak Hall High School in Gainesville, Florida from 1994-1996; they went furthest in school history with back to back final four appearances capped off with a state runner up.

 

Peebles is a graduate of P.K. Yonge Laboratory High School in Gainesville, Florida where he lettered in Baseball and Football. After high school, Coach Peebles attended Lake City Community College on a baseball scholarship. After graduating from Lake City Community College, he transferred to the University of Florida where he walked on to play baseball for the Gators and earned his bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Performance.

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