Coach

Turney Ford

Inducted 1986


Teacher/Coach 44 Years (1939 – 1983)

    • Battle Ground Academy (1939 – 1951)
    • Smith County High School (1951 – 1969)
      • Football Coach
        • 7 Post-season Bowl Games
        • 4 Consecutive Appearances in prestigious Tobacco Bowl

      • Basketball Coach
        • 2 TSSAA State Tournament Appearances

    • Gordonsville High School (1969 – 1983)
      • Football Coach
        • 264 Victories
        • 4 Unbeaten Teams
        • 10 Post-season Appearances

      • Basketball Coach
        • First ever berth to TSSAA State Tournament
        • 3 TSSAA State Tournament Appearances
        • Over 500 wins

  • Lettered in all 3 sports at Vanderbilt University (1935 – 1939)
  • Gordonsville High School Football Field named “Turney Ford Field” in his honor

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