William Todd

Inducted 1989

Teacher/Coach 13 Years (1958 – 1971)

    • Portageville High School—Portageville, MI (1958 – 1959)
    • Kingsbury High School—Memphis, TN (1959 – 1971)
      • Basketball Coach
        • Record:  160 – 52
        • 1 City Championship
        • TSSAA State Tournament Quarterfinals—1964

Athletic Director 17 Years (1971 – 1988)

    • Memphis City School System

TSSAA Official 5 Years (1967 – 1972)

Legislative Liaison Memphis City Schools

    • Aided the TSSAA in conducting numerous play-off games and state tournaments
    • Named Athletic Director of the Year in 1977
    • Served as President of the Board of Education of the Memphis City Schools
    • Board of Directors of the Memphis Quarterback Club
    • Past Chairman of “Prep Day”, honoring athletes, coaches, and schools from Shelby County
    • Past Chairman, Memphis Interscholastic Athletic Association
    • Past President of the Tennessee High School Athletic Administrators Association (organized association in 1972)
    • Past President and Board Member of the National Interscholastic Athletic Association
    • Board Member of Partners In Public Education (P.I.P.E.)
    • Memphis Chapter National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame member
    • Chairman of Selection Committee for Annual Scholar/Athlete Awards banquet sponsored by the Memphis Chapter of the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame
    • Member of Metropolitan Association of School Systems in Tennessee (M.A.S.S.)
    • Recipient of National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Citation Award
    • Recipient of Division 3 Athletic Director of the Year Award from National High School Coaches Association
    • Received Liberty Bowl’s National Football Foundation and hall of Fame Award for Outstanding Contribution to High School Football
    • Recipient of National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association’s Distinguished Service Award
    • Finalist in National Coaches Association Athletic Director of the Year Award in 1988
    • Inducted into the National Council of Athletic Directors Hall of Fame in 1991
    • In 1991, he was honored by Kingsbury High School Alumni by establishing a scholarship in the name of Bill Todd, proclaiming July 20, 1991 as Bill Todd Day in Shelby County

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