Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Georgia
Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Rome, GA
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Anna Harris ’11

Speed and Strength Conditioning Coach

Anna Swafford Harris (’11) has served as head softball coach, assistant track coach, and strength and speed assistant since 2019. She holds a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Human Development and Family Sciences and a Master of Science in Sports Management and Policy from the University of Georgia. Anna was a four-year scholarship athlete starter for the University of Georgia softball team, where she completed her collegiate career as seventh overall at UGA in homeruns, first overall in hit by pitches, and top 10 overall in stolen bases. Before Darlington, she served as a middle school P.E. teacher, varsity softball head coach, and middle school track and field head coach at Mount Pisgah Christian School.

Contact Information
Health and Fitness
Strength & Conditioning
Boys Varsity Track and Field

Assistant Coach

Girls Varsity Softball

Head Coach

Girls Varsity Track and Field

Assistant Coach

College Education
B.S. University of Georgia
M.S. University of Georgia

Episode 135: Fall Varsity Sports Recap

November 9, 2023
In this episode, senior boarding student Mary Covington talks with varsity coaches Brant Evans (cross country), Wayne Groves (football), Anna Harris (softball), Christina Kopp (volleyball) and Melissa Smyly (spirit and competition cheerleading) about the fall athletic season at Darlington. You'll hear a little bit about each team and their highlights of the fall season, from summer workouts to team bonding to their accomplishments and more. 

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Varsity Softball vs. Mt. Zion

August 25, 2022
Today, the Lady Tigers varsity softball team defeated Mt. Zion 14-5, implementing a win-by-run rule. Audrey Abbott also hit 2 home runs in the same inning. Congrats Tigers!

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Podcast Episode 20: Fall Sports Preview

August 12, 2021
In this episode, Head of School Brent Bell talks with coaches involved in fall sports at Darlington. You'll hear about how our athletes have been preparing over the summer and what we might expect to see over the next few months.

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Dingler named to All-Region Softball Team

December 3, 2019
Caroline Dingler ('20) has been named to the first team of the 6A All-Region softball team. 

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Softball Senior Night

October 2, 2019
Senior softball players are celebrated on Senior Night.

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School welcomes new faculty and staff

August 14, 2019
Darlington is pleased to welcome new faculty and staff members for the 2019-20 school year.

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New head coaches announced for cross country, swimming, and softball

July 11, 2019
The Darlington Athletics department is pleased to announce new head coaches for cross country, swimming, and softball for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Two nominated for Champions of Character Award

December 10, 2010
Darlington seniors Luke Cook and Anna Swafford have been nominated to receive the NAIA Champions of Character High School Award, which will be presented to two high school student-athletes who exemplify outstanding character values both on and off the field during the NAIA FCA/Chick-fil-A Champions of Character Breakfast later this month.

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Student-athletes recognized at Fall Sports Assembly

December 6, 2010
Outstanding athletes in varsity cheerleading, football, cross country, softball, volleyball and crew were recognized at the Fall Sports Assembly Dec. 6 in Morris Chapel.

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Two named to All-Area Softball Team

November 21, 2010
Two members of Darlington's varsity softball team received Rome News-Tribune All-Area honors in November.

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