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Meet the Coaches

Coach Natalie Stucky - Varsity Football 

Coach Stucky has been a mainstay at Milton since 2000.  Now in her 31st year of coaching, she brings her love of school spirit and athleticism to Varsity Cheerleading and Varsity Gymnastics.  Coach Stucky is passionate and dedicated to the success of her team. ​

She is the Health and Physical Education Department Head at Milton High School.​  When not as school, a game, a meet or practice, Mrs. Stucky enjoys traveling, shopping, working out and Disneyworld!​

Coach Amanda Connell - Varsity Competition
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Coach Amanda Connell teaches The Food and Nutrition Pathway as well as Cirque at Milton High School. She is a 2008 Honor Graduate from the University of West Georgia. She begins her fourth season coaching at Milton, and her 13th year coaching overall. Prior to joining the Milton Eagles, she was the Assistant Varsity and Head JV Competition Cheerleading Coach at West Forsyth High School (2015-17) in Cumming, GA. and at Northgate High School (2009-2015) in Newnan, GA.  During her cheerleading tenure at Northgate, her competition teams earned five Region championships and three State championships. In 2009, 2010, and 2011 she was awarded GHSA Assistant Cheerleading Coach of the Year in 5A.  At Northgate, she was also the Girls Varsity Lacrosse Coach (2012-2015), earning 2015 Area Coach of the Year. Coach Connell truly enjoys teaching, and was awarded Teacher of the Year in 2014, when she was also The County TOTY Runner-Up. Prior to beginning her competitive cheerleading coaching career, she served as a GHSA Competition Cheerleading Official for five years.

 

Coach Connell’s husband, Drew, is the Defensive Coordinator for the football team here at Milton. They have one daughter, Lyla, who is seven. Milton has quickly become home for the Connell family and they are looking forward to another great year at MHS!

 

Coach Wendy Arnold - Varsity and JV Basketball

Coach Wendy Arnold has been a part of GHSA cheerleading coaching and officiating since 1998. She previously was a part of many great programs in Georgia, and is excited to start her 3rd year coaching at Milton High School.  She begins her 28th year in education, this year as Special Ed IST serving both Milton & Crabapple Crossing. Previously, she was honored twice by her peers by being elected as Teacher of the Year and County Finalist. In 2018 she earned her doctorate in education from Northcentral University.

 

Being an Eagle is special to Coach Arnold as she joins her family members who are part of the Milton community, daughter Amanda Connell (competition cheerleading) and son-in-law Drew Connell (football Defensive Coordinator). She also has a son, D.J. who lives in Atlanta. Go Eagles!

 

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Coach Chelsea McCoy - JV Competition

Coach Chelsea McCoy is a kindergarten teacher at Crabapple Crossing Elementary where she is in her fifth year of teaching. Chelsea is a native of Virginia Beach. She attended North Greenville University where she graduated with honors in 2017. In addition to her personal cheer experience, she has 4 years of coaching experience. Chelsea is excited to begin her coaching career at Milton High School. Go Eagles!

 

When Chelsea is not teaching or coaching, she enjoys spending time with her husband and puppy. Her hobbies include working out, shopping, and relaxing on the beach.

Coach Stacy Johnson - JV Football
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Stacy Johnson is excited about coaching the Milton Junior Varsity football squad. She has previously coached Milton football and basketball squads from 2003 - 2007, but took a break to start a family. She rejoined the Milton cheer program in 2015.  Coach Johnson is in her 19th year teaching mathematics at Milton High School.  She was recognized as Milton's Teacher of the Year in 2012 and a Milton Spotlight Techer in 2021.  .  

 

When Coach Johnson is not teaching or coaching she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, going to concerts, hiking, biking, and any other outdoor activity. She loves traveling and relaxing on the beach. 

Coach Stephanie Blamires - Freshmen Football

Stephanie Blamires is excited to be part of the Milton Cheer coaching staff. During school hours, She is a curriculum support teacher at Summit Hill elementary school, one of the elementary feeder schools for MHS. She was honored to be named Teacher of the Year at Cogburn Woods Elementary School in 2020. Coach Blamires was a competitive gymnast for many years, and cheered throughout middle school and high school this is her fourth year coaching sideline cheer at Milton.

Outside of the classroom, Coach Blamires enjoys yoga, writing and illustrating, and traveling. She recently welcomed her first granddaughter into the world! Ms. Blamires received her undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University, and has done graduate work at William & Mary, University of Colorado, and Adams State. She has a master’s degree in Curriculum & Instruction and is a Talented and Gifted (TAG) Specialist.