TSSAA Hall of Fame selects 12 for induction with 2013 class

Monday, February 11, 2013 at 3:18pm
Staff reports

Wes Elrod and Dorris Armstrong, both long-time Nashville coaches, are among 12 individuals named to the TSSAA Hall of Fame 2013 induction class.

Elrod coached at old Donelson and old North High before he became football coach at Maplewood, then McGavock. He compiled an overall record of 173-81-2. He later worked as an assistant at Stratford, Wilson Central and Hunters Lane and became line coach at Cumberland University.

Armstrong also has been a basketball and baseball official and has worked numerous post-season tournaments, including two state basketball and two state baseball tournaments.

He is still the defensive coordinator for Maplewood’s football team under head coach Arcentae Broome.

Other inductees include: Johnny Grimes, Marion County; Fred Kessler, Bolivar Central; Dan Schlafer, Monroe and Cumberland County, Sammy Fisher, Decaturville and Riverside; Jack Harlow, Franklin County; Columbia and Bradley; Sherry Hooks, Kingsport; David Russell, Bradford; Larry Hutchinson, football and basketball official; Susan Williamson, soccer official, and Mike and Karen Parker, wrestling officials.

The new members will be honored April 20 at the Embassy Suites Hotel.

3 Comments on this post:

By: Jughead on 2/11/13 at 4:36

They left me out. I was great at air guitar.

By: Rasputin72 on 2/11/13 at 6:34

If Wesley Elrod was a suitable inductee then so was Barabus "Good Jelly "Jones

By: courier37027 on 2/11/13 at 10:13

Track coach Chuck Lewis enters Metro Nashville Public Schools Athletic HOF this year, and should receive consideration for TSSAA HOF as well.