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 JOHN THEOBOLD - Assistant Athletic Director
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John TheoboldAfter graduating from the University of North Florida in 1974, John Theobold taught science and coached football, baseball and track at Orange Park High School until 1976, when he returned to Putnam County and taught math for 13 years, also coaching football for six and baseball for two of those years.

In 1989, Theobold became the assistant principal for Interlachen High School, a position he held for eight years before transferring to W.H. Beasley Middle School, where he served as principal until the year 2000. Theobold served as the director of human resources for the Putnam County School District from 2000 - 2006, the area director and chief negotiator from 2004 - 2009. He then became an area director and principal during the years 2006 - 2009.

After retiring from the Putnam County School District with a total of 35 years in public education, Theobold began assisting Athletic Director and Head Coach Ross Jones at SJR State College in 2009. He serves as a member of the Putnam County Recreation Board, the SJR State Foundation Board, the SJR State Athletic Association Board, and has served on the United Way Board of Directors and the Florida Educational Negotiators Board. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of North Florida. He played football at the University of Richmond from 1970 - 1971 and baseball at SJR State from 1971- 1972.

Theobold enjoys fishing and golf in his spare time. He and his wife, Sally, have two children, Jennifer and Joe, and three grandchildren, Aila, Lachlan and Naomi.