Principal Ryan Franks
I am a 1990 graduate of WCHS and a 1994 graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin. I graduated from Tennessee State University in 2001 with a Masters Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision. I am currently in my 26th year in Education. I began my teaching career at Waynesboro Middle School where I taught 7th grade Social Studies and coached Boys Basketball for 7 years. I then moved to WCHS and served as Assistant Principal and Boys Basketball Coach for 8 years. I served 4 years as Coordinator for Wayne, Hardin, and McNairy Counties Adult Education programs and 1/2 year at the Board of Education Central Office as Supervisor of Federal Projects. I coached the Lady Cat Softball team at WCHS for 5 years. I am currently serving in my 14th year as the Head Boys Basketball Coach.
I am married to the former Brittnye Hampton and have 3 wonderful kids, Casey, Avery, and Annsley. These 3 kids are the pride and joy of their daddy's life. I enjoy all sports and am a diehard Dallas Cowboys and Atlanta Braves fan.
Assistant Principal Rick Pierce
I graduated from WCHS in 1982. I then attended MTSU from 1983-1987 where I received a BS degree. I began teaching at WMS in 1987 where I coached football and basketball for eight years before moving to WCHS. I previously coached football at WCHS for a total of 20 years.
I married Leigh Anne Holder in 1989. Leigh Anne is a teacher at Waynesboro Elementary School. We have one child, Lukas, who graduated WCHS in 2015. He received a degree from UTM in 2018.