Earl Nall

Inducted 2006

TSSAA Director of Technology 10 Years (1996 – Present)

    • Developed the TSSAA Website (
    • Wrote the online eligibility system
    • Wrote the program that collects the 75,000 games that are scheduled each year
    • Responsible for making the almost real-time results from all TSSAA State Championship events available on the internet
    • Developed the comprehensive online training system that will go into full production in the 2006 – 2007 school year
    • Streamlined the Classification System

  • Created the TSSAA Website in 1996, one of the top high school websites in the nation
  • Recognized as one of the leading experts in the area of technology in high school sports in the nation
  • Has spoken at the National Federation Athletic Directors’ Conference regarding the TSSAA web site, as well as the NFHS 1999 summer meeting for state activities associations
  • Graduated from Lincoln Memorial University with a degree in Mathematics and Physics; did graduate work at the University of Tennessee—Knoxville in Statistics
  • While in college, worked as a TSSAA basketball official for area high school games
  • Taught Mathematics for two years in Florida upon college graduation
  • Worked at the Nuclear Facilities in Oak Ridge, TN for 32 years as a statistician, numerical analysis programmer, and then a consulting employee
  • Taught hundreds of courses on technology and statistics to co-workers and in area school systems
  • Played on an industrial softball team that won state tournaments and compiled a record of over 200 wins and only 5 losses
  • A founding member of the Oak Ridge High School football Quarterback Club
  • Has served as an elected official on the Roane County School Board for 10 years, and heads up the technology committee for the school system
  • In the early ‘90s he began a high school football rating system for Tennessee teams and the ratings have been recognized as the most accurate of any rating system in the state; many newspaper articles have been written throughout the state on his system
  • Has drastically reduced the amount of paperwork in the TSSAA office by automating many of its once laborious tasks

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