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John Champe adds two fall athletic coaches

John Champe High School has hired Glen Gragasin as its first volleyball coach, and CaSandra Alexander as its initial cross-country coach. John Champe will open this fall in Aldie.

Champe has already named Jason Dawson (football) and Cynthia Martinez (cheer) to coach fall sports.

Here is a press release detailing the latest coaching hires:


Glen Gragasin to coach volleyball

Jan. 10 at the Loudoun County School Board meeting, Mr. Glen Gragasin was approved as the first Head Volleyball Coach at John Champe High School. 

Mr. Gragasin comes to Champe after having coached the past four years at the Junior Olympic/Club level with NVVA (Northern Virginia Volleyball Association) and Loudoun County Volleyball Club where he was the Head coach at the 14U, 15U, 16U and 17U age groups. 

During his tenure as coach, his teams experienced a wealth of success including multiple 1st and 2nd place tournament wins and finishing seasons with teams ranked in the top 10 of the Chesapeake Volleyball Region Volleyball Association.

Mr. Gragasin, an Aldie resident, has dedicated the past six years of his life to the development of volleyball in the Dulles South area. He has shared his experience and knowledge of the game by coaching young women for the club and youth programs to help develop their skills to prepare them for the next level. His passion, dedication and commitment to the game of volleyball and the student athletes as well as the community are second to none. He is currently a Technical Consultant for Hewlett-Packard’s Enterprise Services division located in Herndon.

Please visit the John Champe High School website at http://lcps.org/jch and the athletic website at http://www.champesports.com to see more information about the athletic program, parent/student meeting dates and important offseason activities. 


CaSandra Alexander to coach cross-country

Jan. 10 at the Loudoun County School Board meeting, Mrs. CaSandra Alexander was approved as the first Head Cross-Country Coach at John Champe High School. 

Mrs. Alexander comes to Champe from W.T. Woodson where she was the Head Cross Country coach, Assistant Track & Field coach for the past four years as well as the Assistant Director of Student Activities for the past two years.

Prior to that she was the Head Cross Country coach and Assistant Track & Field coach for one year at McLean High School. During that year Coach Alexander was named the FCPS Women in Sports Coach of the Year for McLean High School. She is a graduate of West Virginia University, and is currently a semester away from earning her Master’s of Arts in Education and Human Development from George Washington University.

Mrs. Alexander, a native of Loudoun County, is extremely excited to come back and create a solid foundation for the Knights’ cross-country program. She is currently a Physical Education teacher and Department Chair at W.T. Woodson High School. 

Please visit the John Champe High School website at http://lcps.org/jch and the athletic website at http://www.champesports.com to see more information about the athletic program, parent/student meeting dates and important offseason activities. 

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Congrats Coach Glen, power to the Glen P2G2

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