Coaches

Men's Varsity Head Coach - Bruce Wade     Send email
Bruce WadeCoach Wade has been coaching at Walton since the Fall of 2002 (20 years!). He received a Bachelor's Degree from Western Illinois University in 1991 and a Master's in Education from Auburn University in 1994. He played Soccer at Western Illinois University 1987 – 1991. His coaching experience includes, Shaw High School 1996 – 2001 where he took his team to two State Semi-Finalist Appearances (AAAA). He also coached the Buena Vista University Men & Women from 2001 – 2002. He has also coached Girl’s ODP teams (1999 – 2001). Coach Wade has led the Raiders to several State & Region Championships as well as many great playoff runs! He holds USSF "A", NATIONAL YOUTH, and NSCAA PREMIER LICENSES.
Women’s Varsity Head Coach – Jason Page     Send email
Jason PageCoach Page is in his second year as a Walton Raider. Coach Page took the Women's Varsity team to the Final Four in 2022. He played for numerous clubs in Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Georgia. Played High School Soccer for Cedar Shoals in Athens, GA and finished his club career at Athens United. He played soccer at Berry College 1989-1990 and Georgia Southern 1991. Coaching experience includes several years at the club level, seven years in the Sprayberry High School women’s program; 2 as a community coach, 2 as a varsity assistant, and 3 as the head coach. In his first year as head coach the women’s team qualified for the playoffs for the first time in 15 years. Coach Page holds a USSF “D” license. A graduate of Kennesaw State University 2007, he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in social studies education and teaches social studies.
Men's Junior Varsity Head Coach - Matt Edelstein
Matt EdelsteinMr. Edelstein has been teaching in the Social Studies Department at Walton since the Fall of 2002. After graduating from Walton High School in 1989, he received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1993, a master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1995, and teaching certification from The University of Wisconsin in 1999. This is his second year with the Walton Soccer program.
Men's Junior Varsity Head Community Coach - Jimmy Priest
Jimmy PriestCoach Priest is in his second year with the Walton Soccer program as the Men's JV Coach. He has been a soccer coach since 2003 at the Classic, Athena & High School Varsity levels. He holds the following licenses - USSF B, NSCAA Advanced National, National GK & the National Youth License.
Women's Junior Varsity Head Coach - Sarah Hart
Sarah HartCoach Hart has been teaching Physics and Environmental Science at Walton since the Fall of 2020. After graduating from Walton High School in 1999, she received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia in 2003, a master's degree from the University of Georgia in 2005, and a specialist degree in ITEC from Kennesaw State last spring. This is her second year with the Walton Soccer program.
Women's Assistant Community Coach - Dawn Camp
Dawn CampCoach Camp is excited for her second year with the Walton soccer program as an assistant coach to the women's teams. She is a graduate of Wheeler High School and grew up playing for the club that is now NASA-Tophat. She played college soccer at Oglethorpe University, 1993-1997. Coach Camp began her coaching career at what is now NASA-Tophat, coaching Athena and Academy teams for 15 years. After a brief retirement, she coached two years for All In FC before coaching at Sprayberry for one year with Coach Page.
Women's Assistant Community Coach – Brad Smith
 Brad SmithCoach Smith is in his third year with the Walton Soccer Program. He grew up in Perry, GA and graduated from Perry High School in 2008 where he played soccer under Sam Said. He played two years at Gordon College under Scott Henderson before transferring to Reinhardt University where he played for Dan Farnham and graduated with Bachelor's of Science in Sports Management in 2013. Coach Brad also completed his MBA with a concentration in Marketing from Brenau University. Coach Brad has coached soccer various ages since 2011. He obtained his USSF Class “D” National Youth License in July 2012 and his Coerver Youth Diploma in January 2015. He has previously coached at Sequoyah High School and Milton High School. Brad has also coached at Southern Soccer Academy and most recently at NASA-Tophat. He has had great success coaching the Walton Women's JV team and he looks forward to continued success this year!