Meet the Staff

Athletic Director David Gatoux

David became Charlotte Latin's Athletic Director in 2012. He also serves on the Board of Managers of the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association. David has more than 20 years of experience as an athletic director, including several years of service at Friends Academy in Locust Valley, New York, St. Mary's School in Raleigh and the Galloway School in Atlanta. David earned a Bachelor of Arts from Denison University and a Master of Arts from Ohio University. He has coached cross country, track and field and basketball and taught physical education and French during his career. David's family includes his wife, Kristin, and 3-year-old daughter, Grace.

Assistant Athletic Director/Office Manager Deb Savino

Deb has been leading the Latin field hockey program and serving as Varsity Head Coach since 2008. In 2013, she added Assistant Athletic Director and Athletic Dept. Office Manager to her responsibilities. During her tenure at Latin, Deb has also contributed as Varsity Girls' Basketball Coach, Varsity Girls' Lacrosse Coach, assisted in athletic department administration and taught physical education. She is a 20-year coaching veteran with high school and college coaching experience. Deb earned a Bachelor of Science from Clark University and a Master of Science from Winthrop University, playing both field hockey and basketball on the collegiate level.

Middle School Athletic Coordinator/Assistant Athletic Director Dick Sipperly

Dick began his coaching career in 1978 and was hired in 2004 as the Head Coach for Latin's inaugural Varsity Boys' Lacrosse team. He also serves as Middle School Athletic Coordinator, Physical Education teacher and added Assistant Athletic Director to his duties in 2013. He earned a Bachelor of Science from SUNY Courtland and a Master of Education from Springfield College. Coach Sip is father to Hawk alumni Tayler '09 and Eric '11 and his interests outside Latin lie in outdoor education and fly fishing.

Head Athletic Trainer/Assistant Athletic Director Tim Kelly

Tim joined the Charlotte Latin staff as Head Athletic Trainer and JV Boys' Lacrosse Head Coach in 2007. In 2013, Tim added Assistant Athletic Director to his duties. He was formerly the Head Trainer at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN, has a Bachelor of Science from Marietta College and a Master of Education from the University of Virginia. Tim has two children who are Latin Hawks and members of the Nest pre-school program at Latin.

Sports Information Coordinator Angel Trimble

Angel joined the staff as Sports Information Coordinator in 2016. She has an extensive background in marketing, most recently serving as the Director of Communications and Marketing for SwimMAC Carolina. Angel earned her B.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences from Virginia Tech, with minors in communications, business and sociology. She was a full scholarship swimmer, earning scholar athlete honors all four years and serving as a team captain her junior and senior years. Angel spends much of her free time supporting her two teenage sons and their soccer, lacrosse and track teams.

Contact Information

ATHLETIC OFFICE 704.846.7280

DAVID GATOUX
Athletic Director
Email
704.846.7281


DEB SAVINO
Asst. Athletic Director/Office Manager
Email
704.846.2482


DICK SIPPERLY
Asst. Athletic Director/MS Athletic Coordinator
Email
704.815.2426


ANGEL TRIMBLE
Sports Information Coordinator
Email
704.815.2409


TIM KELLY
Head Athletic Trainer/Asst. Athletic Director
Email
704.846.7219


CHERI PRATT
Athletic Trainer
Email
704.815.2437


MARIANNA SPERO
Athletic Trainer
Email
704.846.7290

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