Coach Michelle Watson is a 1993 graduate of Lovejoy High School in Clayton County. She attended Georgia College in Milledgeville, GA where she earned a Bachelor’s (1997) and Master’s (1998) Degree in Education. In 2013, Coach Watson received her Educational Specialist Degree from Nova Southeastern University in Brain Based Teaching with a minor in Teacher Leadership.
Coach Watson has previously taught in Baldwin County and Jasper County before making her way to Waycross in 2003. She has been involved with competitive swimming since her graduate school years where she assisted with the local swim team in Milledgeville,GA. During the 2016-2017 school year, Coach Watson served as the girls’ assistant swim coach at WCHS. She is a certified USA Swimming Stroke & Turn Judge, Starter, and Coach. She brings years of experience and dedication to the sport of swimming to the Ware County High School swim program.
Coach Watson is married to Marcus Watson, and they have two children: Lily Grace and Ace. Both of Coach Watson’s children are involved in year round competitive swimming with the local YMCA team, Okefenokee Aquatic Club. During her off time, you can typically find Coach Watson on the local pool decks cheering on her children, volunteering, and helping the sport of swimming grow in the South Georgia.