Father Lopez Catholic Mission Statement
'The Father Lopez Catholic Athletic Department strives to provide the absolute best possible extracurricular experience for the 350 students that attend our institution. Through positive coaching, relationship building, detail orientated teamwork, and the dedication to a set of common goals, we strive to be successful on the field, in the classroom, and in our community each and every day.'
Assistant Principal for Athletics: Scott Drabczyk CAA, M.Ed
A fifteen year veteran to interscholastic athletic administration, Scott Drabczyk was named the Assistant Principal for Athletics, Facilities, and Student Services in July of 2018 after serving four years as the Director of Athletics for Father Lopez Catholic High School. Prior to arriving on the FLC campus he served as the Director of Athletics and Activities for Ocoee High School overseeing the 2,100 student Orange County school for four years. At Ocoee he oversaw 32 different sports programs which included over 700 student athletes and coaches which competed in the Metro Conference, one of the state of Florida's most competitive athletic divisions. Prior to his tenure at Ocoee, Drabczyk served as the Assistant Athletic Director, Head Golf Coach, and Assistant Baseball Coach at Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando for four seasons. In addition to his duties at Father Lopez, Drabczyk served as the President of the Florida Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association in 2017-2018, and currently serves as the organizations Past-President and Chair of the Hall of Fame and Nominating Committees. His work extends to the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association working as the committee chairman for the national Hall of Fame Committee, and is a part of the FHSAA Representative Assembly and Florida Athletic Director Advisory Committees. He serves on the national teaching faculty for the Leadership Training Institute 501 Course: "Athletic Administration: Philosophy, Leadership Organizations and Professional Development" as well as on the state of Florida teaching faculty for the LTI course 502 " Athletic Administration: Principles, Strategies and Methods." A 2005 graduate of Bethune-Cookman University, Drabczyk was a four year college athlete competing in golf. He earned his masters degree in Educational Leadership from Stetson University in 2011 as well as his CAA (Certified Athletic Administrator) certification from the NIAAA in 2010.
Athletic Director: Gordon White
Entering his 10th year at Father Lopez, Gordon White was named the Associate Director of Athletics at Father Lopez Catholic High School in the summer of 2018. White has served as the Assistant Boys & Girls Basketball Coach for the past ten seasons, as well as served as an instructor in the physical education department for the past four years. A 1999 graduate of Father Lopez Catholic, White played basketball for the green & white helping lead the Green Wave to the 1999 State Final Four. He is a 2014 graduate of Flagler College with a degree in Sports Management. White will oversee the day to day operations of the Father Lopez Catholic Athletic Department overseeing scheduling, compliance, finance and game day operations.