Head Coach: Claiborne Brown
Mr. Claiborne “Clay” Brown is a member of the English Department. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from Hampden-Sydney College. After graduating in 2014, Mr. Brown served as a teaching Intern at Hampton Roads Academy, working in the Athletics Office coaching Boys and Girls Soccer and Middle School Basketball. Mr. Brown teaches sixth and seventh grade English, serve as Head Coach for MS Soccer and assists Mr. Long with MS Boys Basketball. Mr. Brown resides on campus.
Assistant Coach: Steve Nowack
Steve and his wife Tammi and their four sons, Owen, AJ, Tyler, and Phoenix, joined the Rabun Gap Community in 2010. Steve serves as the Assistant Director of Middle School and also teaches Middle School English. Prior to joining the Rabun Gap community, Steve taught at Deerfield Windsor School in Albany, GA.
Steve holds a BS degree in Education from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His teaching experience encompasses all grade levels and includes American Literature, American Literature Honors, British Literature, and Technology. Chosen as the STAR teacher at Sherwood Christian School in 2007 and 2008, Steve has a sincere passion for literature and a unique ability to help students connect on a personal level with what they read.