Thad Ferguson, who is currently serving as interim Recreation Director for Carroll County has officially been named as the permanent Director by Chairman Michelle Morgan. As Director, Ferguson will be responsible for managing and directing Carroll County’s recreational activities and supervising employees at all recreational facilities.
Ferguson began his career at the Georgia Tech Athletic Association as a marketing intern in 2007 and then served as the Director of Recreation for the City of Temple from 2008-2014 before transitioning to Carroll County as the Athletic Coordinator in 2014. Ferguson holds a bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from the University of West Georgia and a master’s degree in Sports Administration from Troy University. Ferguson is a Carroll County native and a graduate of Carrollton High School and is proud to serve the community in which he grew up in and is currently raising his children who are highly active in recreational sports.
Ferguson stated, “I am excited for the opportunity to serve the community in this new capacity and look forward to continuing the traditions of providing our youth a safe place to learn and grow through the many amazing programs the recreation department offers.” Chairman Morgan said in a statement about the transition, “I am very proud of Thad who has proven himself to be a great leader after stepping into the role of Interim Director after the position was vacated in May of this year. COVID-19 has provided many challenges to us all, and I appreciate his leadership in working with staff to bring children back to recreational activities in a safe environment.”
Ferguson’s transition will become official on Friday, October 23, 2020.