Jim Barr

Inducted 2019

  • Official, coach, and administrator in Metro Nashville for 49 years
  • Has officiated basketball, baseball, softball, and track and field
  • Founder and Director of the Doug Hall Relays in Nashville
  • Served as an official at the TSSAA State Track and Field championships since 1981
  • Coached football, boys’ track, basketball, cross country, and bowling
  • Served as Athletic Director at Hillwood High School and M. L. K. Academic Magnet High School
  • Received the TIAAA Athletic Director of the Year Award in 2000
  • TSSAA Distinguished Service Award recipient as an official in 2016-17
  • Inducted into the Metro Nashville Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame as an Administrator in 2017
  • Retired in 2010 but continues to serve in athletic administration at M. L. K. Magnet
  • Assists with M. L. K. Magnet middle school boys’ basketball team

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