Meet The Team

First Call Timing was founded in June 2010 by three track enthusiasts. With a mission of providing quality track and field experiences to competitors, coaches, and spectators, we are focused on making our services available to under-served audiences/organizations. Our professional staff can not only handle any of your event needs, we are also available for consultative services as well. As a new organization, our current client base includes local county recreation programs and local school system athletic departments. We can provide online data entry, meet management, and timing services for all levels of track and field competitions.

Lamar Grant

Chief Executive Officer

lamar@firstcalltiming.com

M: 404-293-1129

F: 602-383-0548

Coach Grant has a sincere passion for track and field and the impact the sport has on youth development. He accepted a full athletic scholarship to play football at Duke University; however, his passion for track and field motivated him to participate in both indoor and outdoor track during his time in college. After graduation, Coach Grant spent 4 years playing professional football in both the NFL and AFL. Later, Lamar served as the Head Boys and Girls Track and Field coach at Mundy's Mill HS for two years. Under his direction, the program produced 22 county champions, 15 region champions, 4 county records, 2 team county championships, 2 team region championships, 31 state qualifiers, and 1 state championship. Lamar holds USATF Level 2 certification in sprints, hurdles, and relays and is a USATF certified official. He is also the Executive Vice President of the USATF Georgia Association. In June 2014, he founded Drive Phase - a youth track club in Fayetteville, GA. During his 8 year tenure coaching youth athletes, Lamar's program has produced the following Junior Olympic performances:

 

- 1 national record (7/8 Girls 1500)

- 7 national champions (7/8 Girls 1500, 7/8 Girls 800, 9U Girls 1500, 10U Girls 800, 9/10 Boys 4x100, Boys 11/12 4x800, Girls 13/14 4x800)

- 146 Junior Olympic All American performances (Top 8). 

edwin@firstcalltiming.com

M: 678-777-8046​

F: 602-383-0548

Edwin Lovelady

Chief Operating Officer

Edwin Lovelady (“Coach Love”) is the Founder and CEO of Handz Only, LLC. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from Memphis State University. While at Memphis State University he played both the quarterback and wide receiver positions. As a Junior, he led the team in receptions. He played in the National Football League (NFL), with the Washington Redskins and moved on to play for the New York Giants. Following his years in the NFL, he was an Offensive Specialist in the Arena Football League. During that time he was twice named “The Ironman” of the Game, scoring five touchdowns in a single game. In 2012, Coach Love was named one of The Chattanooga Area’s Top 25 High School Football Players. Most recently, he was inducted into the 2013 Class of the Greater Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame for Football. Coach Love has resided in Atlanta for over 20 years and is CPR certified and a Certified Personal Fitness Trainer. Last year, he assisted Football Performance LLC with training their wide receivers.

Donnell Washington

FinishLynx and Hy-Tek Operator

tgrant05@gmail.com

M: 732-245-9009

F: 602-383-0548

Tiffany Grant

Hy-Tek Operator

Tiffany brings a wealth of talent, energy, and innovation to the organization. Athletically, she was a HS All-American track star in the 400m and accepted an athletic scholarship to run track and attend Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. Tiffany graduated with honors in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and certificates in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. After completing a two year intership at Novo Nordisk, she transitioned to Benchmark Brands where she currently works as an Internet Marketing Specialist. 

Stephanie Anderson

FinishLynx and Hy-Tek Operator

Malik Carmouche

FinishLynx and Hy-Tek Operator

Taylor Davidson

FinishLynx and Hy-Tek Operator

Ashlee Kidd

FinishLynx and Hy-Tek Operator