Heath Padgett is a Middle School Science Teacher and the Head Coach for the varsity boys and girls soccer teams at North Georgia Christian School in Gainesville, GA. Heath is also the current Director of Goalkeeping at Dacula Soccer Club and has worked for several other local camps in the past: Clayton State, TYSA, Lakeview Academy, and Lanier Soccer Association.
Prior to coming to NGCS, Heath was a four year standout at DII powerhouse Clayton State University in Morrow, GA. Training under Warren van der Westhuizen, he was a two-time All Conference selection and All Southeast Region Selection in 2005. Padgett finished the ‘05 season with a .73 goals against average, ranking him 13th in the nation. He graduated in 2007 with a BA in Integrative studies and a minor in English.
A native of Gainesville, GA, Heath was a four-year starter at Johnson High School and helped lead his team to three state quarter final appearances. He played his youth soccer with the Norcross Fury and GSA Phoenix.
Heath lives in Gainesville with his wife, Erin, and their daughter, Lexi.