About Us 2017-06-15T19:08:33+00:00

Pope Ladies Lacrosse 2016-2017 school year

     • 2017 Finished 3rd place in Area 4 with a strength of Schedule #9 out of 100 in GA

     • 2017 Senior Leadership/Role Models (4.1 GPA)

     • Ladies Lax Fundraiser raised over $38,000 with a Contribution to the Gully’s of $32,500

In the 2016 – 2017 school year, Pope High School will have over 850 devoted young men and women in its sports program. Continued support from our sponsors enables all students in our school to be members of the Pope Greyhounds sports teams. Being a part of team sports will teach our athletes lessons beyond the field by promoting responsible social behaviors and academic success, confidence in one’s physical abilities, an appreciation of personal health and fitness, and strong social bonds with individuals and institutions.


Coach Shamus Wykes

Coach Wykes has been coaching all levels of boys and girls lacrosse for over 12 years. He began coaching in Upstate New York before moving to Georgia with his family 10 years ago. He was an integral part of growing Trojan Youth Girls Lacrosse (8 years) and also coached the boys at Lassiter High School for 4 years. He moved to Pope High School 2 years and began as the JV Girls Lax Head Coach. He was promoted the following year to the Head Coach of the Pope Ladies Lax Program. Coach Wykes is also the founder of HotShot Lacrosse (a local summer travel club team), which has quickly grown to about 90 players. Coach Wykes resides in East Cobb with his wife, Suzanne, and their 3 teenage daughters.