Charles Driskill

Inducted 1992

Teacher/Coach 7 Years (1955 – 1962)

  • Everett High School—Maryville, TN (1955 – 1956)
  • Clinton High School (1956 – 1962)

Assistant Principal/Athletic Director 6 Years (1962 – 1968)

  • Clinton High School (1962 – 1968)

Principal 22 Years (1968 – 1990)

  • Maryville High School (1968 – 1990)

Supervisor in Central Office of Maryville City Schools 4 Years (1990 – 1994)

Evaluator in State Better Schools Program (1995)

Chairperson of Knoxville Area Principals Association 3 times

  • Coach Driskill assisted in the progression of the integration process by allowing his 1957 – 58 squad to play against Oak Ridge High School, which had a black player

  • His leadership as Athletic Director of Clinton High School led to the addition of track and the reinstatement of baseball as TSSAA sponsored sports at Clinton
  • As principal of Maryville High School, he supervised the construction of the football stadium and gymnasium and served as game director for all football playoff games hosted by Maryville
  • During his campaign as principal, he added softball, soccer, and wrestling to participating sports at Maryville
  • Mr. Driskill has served on various regional and state TSSAA committees
  • Played all sports at Clinton High School and his basketball jersey was retired upon his graduation
  • Played football and basketball at Tennessee Technological University

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