Ron Bargatze

Inducted 2018

  • High School basketball coach at Cocke Co. High School for 1 year

  • College basketball coach at Belmont, Tennessee Tech, Vanderbilt, Trevecca, and Austin Peay

  • Extensive career in sports broadcasting

  • Radio Color Analyst for Vanderbilt basketball, OVC basketball, and TSSAA football and basketball for over 30 years

  • In addition to football and basketball, has called the TSSAA State Golf and Bowling championships for the TSSAA NFHS Network

  • Has served as Director of Sports Medicine at Baptist Hospital

  • Created a partnership with TSSAA that provided trainers and sports medicine staff at all of its state championship events

  • Sponsored a Student Summer Leadership program called SASI that led to the Right Team Student Services program that is still an integral part of TSSAA today and is now run by his cousin, Stephen Bargatze

Other 2018 Inductees

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