Mike and Karen Parker

Inducted 2013

  •  Have worked together at TSSAA State Wrestling Tournaments for nearly 20 years

  • Mike coached football, wrestling, and tennis for four years at Red Bank and East Ridge high schools

  • Mike’s East Ridge wrestling squad won the TSSAA State Championship in 1975, and he was named the Coach of the Year

  • Mike was a wrestling official for 19 years and then he became the Assigning Officer for the  Chattanooga Association

  • Mike has served as a coach, official, and tournament director for the TSSAA State Wrestling Championships throughout his career

  • Mike and Karen began administering the Individual and Dual State Wrestling Tournaments in 1997

  • Karen has been managing the brackets for the TSSAA Division II State Wrestling Tournaments since 2001

Other 2013 Inductees

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