Gary Rankin

Inducted 2011

  • Has been a successful high school football coach for 35 years

  • Has coached football at Warren Co., Smith Co., Riverdale, and is currently at Alcoa High School

  • Has over 300 career victories

  • Won 9 TSSAA State Championships

  • Currently ranked #5 in the state in career coaching victories

  • His Alcoa teams have won the state championship each year since he arrived in 2006

  • His Riverdale teams were 5A state champions four times (1994, 1997, 2001, 2004)

  • Has coached 13 Mr. Football Award winners and one Gatorade Player of the Year

  • Has received countless “Coach of the Year” honors

  • Currently serves as the Athletic Director, Vice Principal, and Head Football Coach at Alcoa High School

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