Mr. David Kirkland




Greetings Asheboro High School Students, Staff and Community:

I am excited to join the administrative team here at Asheboro High School this school year. My duties will have me covering those students with last name initials G-M along with other tasks like buses, parking, and Crisis and Safety management to name a few. I will begin my 21st year in education this school year. I have functioned in different roles along the way with the majority being a 4th and 5th grade teacher. In between teaching and becoming an administrator, I was an Instructional Coach for five Title I elementary schools. Amid these various roles, I have been afforded the opportunity to serve hundreds of students, teachers and parents, which has been great.

Another passion of mine for 25 years was coaching basketball. I coached high school basketball at South Stokes HS and TW Andrews HS  as well as an AAU travel team, Titans Elite. Between these 3 teams, I was blessed to be a part of over 60 championships, including two State Championships and one National Championship.  Of course, I am an avid Carolina basketball fan, which lends to the winning tradition. A footnote would be that I also was chosen to coach a select National Team that participated in the World Games in 2006 held in Amsterdam-Holland within the Netherlands. There, my team finished 4th out of 29 countries and missed medaling by 2 points. 

One goal I have is to visit all 50 states and continents before I turn 50. Although an achievable goal, it gets tougher as time passes so quickly. I currently stand at having explored 43 states and 4 continents. We’ll see what the future holds. What most do not know about me is that I am a professional artist. I worked in graphic art and advertising as an art director before moving into education. I still do free-lance art upon request. 

Moving forward, I am eager to share my talents and experiences with AHS, ACS and its communities. Please feel free to drop by my office or contact me via email or phone at dkirkland@asheboro.k12.nc.us or 336-625-6185. 

Go Blue Comets!