Coach

Ken Bailey

Inducted 2009


Teacher/Coach 22 Years (1953 - 1975)

  • Baileyton Elementary School (1953 – 1955)
    • Boys and Girls Basketball
  • Bulls Gap High School (1955 – 1975)
    • Boys Basketball
    • Baseball

Assistant Principal / Coach 8 Years (1975 – 1983)

  • North Greene High School
    • Boys and Girls Basketball
    • Softball

Principal 12 Years (1983 - 1995)

  • Baileyton Elementary School

Director of Schools 6 Years (2003 – Present)

  • Rutherford County Schools

  • Coach Bailey won 338 basketball games, most with only one classification in place
  • Had 3 seasons with 30-plus wins
  • Won 40 consecutive district basketball games, and 5 District Championships
  • Represented District III in the Region Tournament 11 times
  • Advanced to the TSSAA State Basketball Tournament in 1966-67
  • Bulls Gap won the Morristown Invitational Tournament 3 consecutive years (1965 - 1968) against much larger schools
  • Named the Appalachian Conference Coach of the Year in 1980-81
  • Alderman for Baileyton, TN
  • Retired in 1995, but coached the Baileyton Elementary School 5th and 6th grade team in 2007 - 2008

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