Tommy Layne

Inducted 2011

  • Former basketball and football coach at Whitwell High School for 24 years (1968 – 1992)

  • Over 400 victories in girls’ basketball

  • His boys’ basketball teams won five district championships, one region championship, had two sub-state appearances, and one state tournament appearance

  • Received numerous “Coach of the Year” honors for his achievements

  • Instrumental in starting a baseball program at Whitwell in the 1970s, and coached softball as well

  • Became Principal at Sequatchie County High School in 1993

  • Has served on the TSSAA Board of Control since 2001

  • Served on the Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association (TACA) Board

  • Played baseball at UT Knoxville and Tennessee Tech University

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