AJ Pederson

Assistant Coach - JV

Coach AJ Pederson is entering his 1st year at North Paulding where he will be an assistant JV coach.   Coach Pederson has spent the past 3 years as the JV pitching coach at Kennesaw Mountain High School where he was on staff with Georgia Dugout Hall of Fame head coach George Hansen. He has also spent 5 years as a high-level travel ball coach (3 years as a head coach, 2 years as an assistant). During his playing years, Coach Pederson also played high-level travel baseball for 7 years out of East Cobb and other surrounding organizations.   After attending the University of Mississippi for 2 years, Coach Pederson transferred to Kennesaw State University where he graduated Magna cum laude in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education (K-12). He devoted his first 3 years teaching PE in various Cobb County Schools before coming to the Paulding County School District where he now teaches Health and Personal Fitness. He also coaches varsity softball at North Paulding in the Fall.