Lee Clayborne

Inducted 2016

  •  Spent his entire career in education at Columbia Central High School

  • Began coaching at Columbia in 1966, and coached everything but softball, baseball, and golf

  • Assistant boys’ basketball coach under TSSAA Hall of Famer Hardy Loyd

  • Head boys’ basketball coach in 1974 when Mr. Loyd took over as Principal

  • Coached from 1974 – 1991 and his teams won over 300 games and made 2 TSSAA State Tournament appearances

  • Became Athletic Director at Columbia Central in 1982 when fellow TSSAA Hall of Famer, Jim Cartwright, resigned

  • TSSAA A. F. Bridges Award in 1998 – 1999 for Athletic Director of the Year in his district

  • Served as Athletic Director for nearly 30 years before retiring in 2010

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