Elbert Fielden

Inducted 1996

TSSAA Official 11 Years (1959 – 1970)

    • Basketball
      • TSSAA Girls’ State Tournament—1964
      • TSSAA Boys’ State Tournament—1966, 1970

Supervisor Knox-Ridge Basketball Officials’ Association 33 Years (1970 – 2003)

      • Pioneered in use of computerized system for assigning games
      • Initiated the rotation of officials in district and region tournaments, which has been adopted by the TSSAA
      • Officiated basketball on Collegiate level in the Volunteer State Conference, TransAmerica Conference, Metro Conference, Ohio Valley Conference, and the Southeastern Conference
      • Worked the 1980 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Semi-finals
      • Mr. Fielden’s daughter, Donna, also a TSSAA official, is the first female to officiate in a Boys’ State Tournament

Other 1996 Inductees

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