- Pepperell High School
Sydney Fuller, Deana Spranza to lead Football Spirit Cheer
Two PHS graduates have been named to take over the football spirit cheer program at Pepperell High. Sydney Fuller (Class of 2016) has been named the Head Football Spirit Cheer Coach, while Deana Spranza (Class of 1994) has been named her assistant. Mrs. Fuller, who also teaches math and coaches track at PHS, says that she is "so excited to become involved with Football Cheer and the wonderful group of athletes and leaders that it entails." Coach Spranza, who coaches the Lady Dragons Soccer Team and is the PHS attendance clerk/student services, is "thrilled to become involved with the Football Cheer program and the amazing student-athletes at PHS."
Quote from Pepperell High Principal Jason Kouns:
I am extremely excited about having these two coaches work with our Spirit Cheer Team. Each has experience working with high school student-athletes, and I have no question that their enthusiasm and love of all things Pepperell will ensure that Friday Nights in Dragon Stadium become a fun experience for all in attendance! #DragonsRising
Quote from Pepperell High Athletic Director Rick Hurst:
Dragon Stadium is a special place to be on Friday nights. Coach Fuller and Coach Spranza will add energy and excitement to our Spirit Cheer program. I look forward to working with them both this season and beyond.
More information about Sydney Fuller:
Sydney Fuller is a Pepperell High School Dragon alumni. She attended The University of West Georgia and The University of Texas at Arlington. She is proud to serve as a math teacher at her home school and has prior experience coaching Competition Cheerleading and Track. Coach Fuller will also be coaching Track this year at PHS with Coach Bobby Rhoades. Coach Fuller is married to Luke Fuller, and they have a one-year-old daughter, Gracen.
More Information about Deana Spranza:
Deana Spranza is a 1994 graduate of Pepperell High School. While at Pepperell, she was a football and basketball cheerleader. She attended Georgia Highlands College and the University of West Georgia. She has worked in the Pepperell School system for 13 years and counting. She is the attendance clerk/student support at Pepperell High School. Coach Spranza was the Girls’ Cross Country Coach for the past four seasons; this season she led the girls’ team to State for the 1st time in 12 years. She is also in her 10th year coaching the Girls’ Soccer team. Coach Spranza is married to John Spranza, a 1990 graduate of Pepperell High School. He is a teacher at Pepperell Primary School. The Spranza’s have two sons: John is a 2016 graduate of Pepperell High School, where he now teaches and is the Boys' Soccer Coach at PHS; Nick is a 2020 graduate of Pepperell High School and currently attends the University of West Georgia.