The Ben Franklin Academy

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Lauren Zauche, Ben Franklin Academy

Lauren Zauche

B.S., B.S.N.

Department / Position

Head Coach, Cross Country


Phone Number

Business Phone: 404-633-7404



Lauren Zauche is the head cross country coach at BFA. She has coached together with Edward Ellis for the past five cross country seasons and truly loves the cross country sport and sharing her love of running with the student athletes.

Lauren is a pediatric nurse practitioner and is  finishing up her doctorate in nursing in 2017-18 at Emory University.  She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Emory University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Peace Studies from Xavier University in Ohio.

Lauren ran competitively in high school and has  run for fun since high school. She and Edward regularly train together and started running marathons together two years ago. 


“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice your gift.” -Steve Prefontaine

Athletic Director

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