Athletic Director

Ronnie Massey

Assistant Principal / Athletic Director

Email: ronniemassey@walkerschools.org

Ronnie Massey is an Assistant Principal and the Athletic Director for LaFayette High School.
Ronnie has work in the Walker County school system as a teacher, administrator, and coach since 2007.

Ronnie has lived in the North Georgia area for 27 years. He graduated from East Ridge High
School in 1994. Ronnie is a graduate of Shorter College and obtained his Masters from Grand Canyon University.

Message from Ronnie:
I am excited to be a part of Rambler Nation and the proud traditions of LaFayette High School.
Education and extracurricular activities go hand in hand and I love getting to help students achieve their goals in both.
I have been married to my wife Donna Massey for 25 years. We have two amazing children, Mattilee and Owen.

Chris O'Neil

Assistant AD / Teacher & Coach

Email: chrisoneil@walkerschools.org

Chris O'Neil currently serves LaFayette HS as Assistant Athletic Director, Head Coach of Cross Country and Track & Field, and Classroom Teacher. Chris has worked for Walker County Schools for 11 Years including 8 at LaFayette High School. He has coached Track & Field for 10 Years and Cross Country for 8 Years. 

Born in West Monroe, Louisiana, Chris has lived in North Georgia for most of his life and is a graduate of Gordon Lee High School. He is a graduate from Dalton State College, Tennessee Temple University, and Georgia Southern University.

Message From Chris: 

I love being a part of Rambler Nation as a teacher, coach, and now Assistant AD. I am honored to serve our students and athletes at LaFayette High School!!

I am married to the love of my life Beth O'Neil, also a teacher for Walker County Schools, and we have one awesome son, Roman.  

Jeff Suttle

Assistant AD / Teacher & Coach

Email: jeffsuttle@walkerschools.org

Jeff Suttle currently serves LaFayette High School as Assistant Athletic Director, Head Coach of Track & Field, and Classroom Teacher. Jeff has worked for Walker County Schools for 36 years with 21 of those years spent at LHS. During his time at LHS he has coached basketball, football, and track & field.  

Jeff is originally from LaFayette and graduated from LHS in 1980. After graduation from LHS Jeff went on to play football at Clemson University where he was part of the 1981 National Championship Team. He graduated from Clemson in 1985. 

I am married to Karla Suttle, also a teacher for Walker County Schools.