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Dobyns Bennett High School

Kingsport, TN (Sullivan County)
Mascot: Indians  ·  Colors: Maroon, Grey

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Mailing Address:
1 Tribe Way
Kingsport, TN 37664
Physical Address:
1 Tribe Way
Kingsport, TN 37664
Shipping Address:
1 Tribe Way
Kingsport, TN 37664
Phone:
423-378-8400
Fax:
423-378-8534
Principal Phone:
423-378-8405
AD Phone:
423-378-8475
Grand Division: East
Athletic District: 1
County: Sullivan
School ID: 114
Enrollment (Actual): 2268
Enrollment (Classification): 2268

Staff information for the 2019-2020 school year is displayed as it is entered/verified by Dobyns Bennett High School administration.

2019-2020 School Administration
Jimmy Burleson Sports Information Director 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher
East Tennessee State University (2011)
Chris Hampton Principal 423-378-8405 Full-time Teacher
East Tennessee State University ()
Brianna Branson Athletic Trainer 423-378-8580 Full-time Teacher
Kevin Trivette Athletic Trainer 423-378-8537 Full-time Teacher
East Tennessee State University (1996)
Frankie Debusk Athletic Director 423-378-8580 Full-time Teacher
Furman University (1991)
Richard Brown Assistant Principal 423-378-8564 Full-time Teacher
Univ of TN Knoxville (1989)
Beth Cohen Assistant Principal 423-378-8408 Full-time Teacher
East Tennessee State University (2006)
Eric Lyons Assistant Principal 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Brian Tate Assistant Principal 423-378-8415 Full-time Teacher
University of Tennessee (2010)
Randy Watts Assistant Principal 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher

Jimmy Burleson (Sports Information Director)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
East Tennessee State University (2011)

Chris Hampton (Principal)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8405
East Tennessee State University ()

Brianna Branson (Athletic Trainer)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580

Kevin Trivette (Athletic Trainer)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8537
East Tennessee State University (1996)

Frankie Debusk (Athletic Director)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Furman University (1991)

Richard Brown (Assistant Principal)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8564
Univ of TN Knoxville (1989)

Beth Cohen (Assistant Principal)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8408
East Tennessee State University (2006)

Eric Lyons (Assistant Principal)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400

Brian Tate (Assistant Principal)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8415
University of Tennessee (2010)

Randy Watts (Assistant Principal)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400

Baseball

Member of Division I, Class AAA, Region 1, District 1

Ryan Wagner Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Bo Burton Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Rodney Burton Assistant Coach 423-863-1210 Retired Educator
David Earles Assistant Coach 423-378-2450 Full-time Teacher
William Etter Assistant Coach 423-378-8518 Full-time Teacher
East Tennessee State University (2013)
Nathan Fritz Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Full-time Teacher
Nick Loughry Assistant Coach 423-378-2200 Classified Employee
Elijah Sutherland Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Classified Employee

Ryan Wagner (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Bo Burton (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Rodney Burton (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-863-1210
Retired Educator

David Earles (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-2450
Full-time Teacher

William Etter (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8518
Full-time Teacher
East Tennessee State University (2013)

Nathan Fritz (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Full-time Teacher

Nick Loughry (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-2200
Classified Employee

Elijah Sutherland (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Classified Employee

Boys' Basketball

Member of Division I, Class AAA, Region 1, District 1

Chris Poore Head Coach 423-378-8580 Full-time Teacher
Matt Baker Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Brandon Reed Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
James Scales Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Classified Employee
King University (2016)

Chris Poore (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Full-time Teacher

Matt Baker (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Brandon Reed (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

James Scales (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Classified Employee
King University (2016)

Boys' Bowling  

Member of Division I, Region 1

Debbie Knott Head Coach 423-378-8400 Classified Employee
Brian Davis Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Non-faculty
UMass Amherst, Isenberg school of Management (2008)

Debbie Knott (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Classified Employee

Brian Davis (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Non-faculty
UMass Amherst, Isenberg school of Management (2008)

Boys' Cross Country

Member of Division I, Large Class, Region 1

Bob Bingham Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Ray Jones Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Non-faculty
Cort Mills Assistant Coach 423-378-8500 Full-time Teacher
Milligan College (1979)
Briana South Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Classified Employee

Bob Bingham (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Ray Jones (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Non-faculty

Cort Mills (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8500
Full-time Teacher
Milligan College (1979)

Briana South (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Classified Employee

Boys' Golf  

Member of Division I, Large Class, Region 1, District 1

Michael Holt Head Coach 423-378-2450 Full-time Teacher

Michael Holt (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-2450
Full-time Teacher

Boys' Tennis

Member of Division I, Large Class, Region 1, District 1

Kaelin Toney Assistant Coach 423-378-2450 Full-time Teacher

Kaelin Toney (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-2450
Full-time Teacher

Boys' Track and Field

Member of Division I, Large Class, Section 1

Bob Bingham Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Brian Barrett Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Alan Cox Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Non-faculty
Josh French Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Full-time Teacher
Wes Idlette Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Ray Jones Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Non-faculty
Briana South Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Classified Employee
Paige Trent Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher

Bob Bingham (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Brian Barrett (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Alan Cox (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Non-faculty

Josh French (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Full-time Teacher

Wes Idlette (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Ray Jones (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Non-faculty

Briana South (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Classified Employee

Paige Trent (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Cheerleading
Jessica Ross Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Jessica Hileman Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Classified Employee
Whitney Steadman Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Full-time Teacher

Jessica Ross (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Jessica Hileman (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Classified Employee

Whitney Steadman (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Full-time Teacher

Football  

Member of Division I, Class 6A, Region 1

Joey Christian Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Mitch Carter Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Non-faculty
Nick Colobro Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Retired Educator
William Etter Assistant Coach 423-378-8518 Full-time Teacher
East Tennessee State University (2013)
Dustin Gaines Assistant Coach 423-723-3076 Non-faculty
Teddy Gaines Assistant Coach 423-578-4007 Non-faculty
Ty Hayworth Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Classified Employee
Wake Forest University (2016)
Guy Meade Assistant Coach 423-378-8500 Non-faculty
Jake Mullins Assistant Coach 423-378-2160 Full-time Teacher
Ben Robertson Assistant Coach 423-378-8500 Full-time Teacher
Bi Salyers Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Kevin Shipley Assistant Coach 423-446-0071 Non-faculty
Eddie Spriggs Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Classified Employee
Chris Thacker Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Full-time Teacher
Trey Trammell Assistant Coach 423-863-1601 Full-time Teacher
Ryan Wagner Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher

Joey Christian (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Mitch Carter (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Non-faculty

Nick Colobro (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Retired Educator

William Etter (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8518
Full-time Teacher
East Tennessee State University (2013)

Dustin Gaines (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-723-3076
Non-faculty

Teddy Gaines (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-578-4007
Non-faculty

Ty Hayworth (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Classified Employee
Wake Forest University (2016)

Guy Meade (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8500
Non-faculty

Jake Mullins (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-2160
Full-time Teacher

Ben Robertson (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8500
Full-time Teacher

Bi Salyers (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Kevin Shipley (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-446-0071
Non-faculty

Eddie Spriggs (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Classified Employee

Chris Thacker (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Full-time Teacher

Trey Trammell (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-863-1601
Full-time Teacher

Ryan Wagner (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Girls' Basketball

Member of Division I, Class AAA, Region 1, District 1

Bill Francis Head Coach 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher
Florida A&M (1994)
Ben Godsey Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Ryan Robbins Assistant Coach 423-857-2700 Full-time Teacher
University of Virginia's College at Wise (2008)
Abby Stratton Assistant Coach 423-378-8500 Non-faculty

Bill Francis (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Full-time Teacher
Florida A&M (1994)

Ben Godsey (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Ryan Robbins (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-857-2700
Full-time Teacher
University of Virginia's College at Wise (2008)

Abby Stratton (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8500
Non-faculty

Girls' Bowling  

Member of Division I, Region 1

Debbie Knott Head Coach 423-378-8400 Classified Employee
Brian Davis Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Non-faculty
UMass Amherst, Isenberg school of Management (2008)

Debbie Knott (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Classified Employee

Brian Davis (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Non-faculty
UMass Amherst, Isenberg school of Management (2008)

Girls' Cross Country

Member of Division I, Large Class, Region 1

Bob Bingham Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Ray Jones Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Non-faculty
Briana South Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Classified Employee

Bob Bingham (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Ray Jones (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Non-faculty

Briana South (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Classified Employee

Girls' Golf  

Member of Division I, Large Class, Region 1, District 1

Bill Darnell Head Coach 423-230-6884 Full-time Teacher
East Tennessee State University (2003)

Bill Darnell (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-230-6884
Full-time Teacher
East Tennessee State University (2003)

Girls' Soccer  

Member of Division I, Class AAA, Region 1, District 1

Tony Weaver Head Coach 423-378-2450 Full-time Teacher
John Good Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Kathy McClain Assistant Coach 423-361-8532 Non-faculty
Sonya Robinette Assistant Coach 423-360-0470 Full-time Teacher

Tony Weaver (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-2450
Full-time Teacher

John Good (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Kathy McClain (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-361-8532
Non-faculty

Sonya Robinette (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-360-0470
Full-time Teacher

Girls' Softball

Member of Division I, Class AAA, Region 1, District 1

Andy Hubbard Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Hiwassee/ETSU/Tusculum (1993)
Eddie Spriggs Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Classified Employee
Mike Sweeney Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Heather Usary Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher

Andy Hubbard (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher
Hiwassee/ETSU/Tusculum (1993)

Eddie Spriggs (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Classified Employee

Mike Sweeney (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Heather Usary (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Girls' Tennis

Member of Division I, Large Class, Region 1, District 1

Kaelin Toney Assistant Coach 423-378-2450 Full-time Teacher

Kaelin Toney (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-2450
Full-time Teacher

Girls' Track and Field

Member of Division I, Large Class, Section 1

Bob Bingham Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Brian Barrett Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Alan Cox Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Non-faculty
Josh French Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Full-time Teacher
Wes Idlette Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Ray Jones Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Non-faculty
Briana South Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Classified Employee
Paige Trent Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher

Bob Bingham (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Brian Barrett (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Alan Cox (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Non-faculty

Josh French (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Full-time Teacher

Wes Idlette (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Ray Jones (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Non-faculty

Briana South (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Classified Employee

Paige Trent (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Girls' Volleyball  

Member of Division I, Class AAA, Region 1, District 1

Haley Price Head Coach 423-378-8500 Non-faculty
Virginia Tech (2018)
Marsha Barnes Assistant Coach 423-378-8434 Full-time Teacher
Patricia Dygert Assistant Coach 423-857-2600 Full-time Teacher
Steve Price Assistant Coach 423-967-5454 Non-faculty
ETSU/Tusculum University (1996)

Haley Price (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8500
Non-faculty
Virginia Tech (2018)

Marsha Barnes (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8434
Full-time Teacher

Patricia Dygert (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-857-2600
Full-time Teacher

Steve Price (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-967-5454
Non-faculty
ETSU/Tusculum University (1996)

Soccer  

Member of Division I, Class AAA, Region 1, District 1

Tom Laguardia Head Coach 423-378-8580 Non-faculty
Brian Boatright Assistant Coach 828-582-2457 Non-faculty
Tony Weaver Assistant Coach 423-378-2450 Full-time Teacher
Matt Whisnant Assistant Coach 661-747-2128 Non-faculty

Tom Laguardia (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Non-faculty

Brian Boatright (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 828-582-2457
Non-faculty

Tony Weaver (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-2450
Full-time Teacher

Matt Whisnant (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 661-747-2128
Non-faculty

Unified Track and Field

Member of Section 1

Briana South Head Coach 423-378-8580 Classified Employee

Briana South (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Classified Employee

Wrestling

Member of Division I, Class AAA, Region 1

Wes Idlette Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Kevin Goldsburg Assistant Coach 423-342-0760 Non-faculty
Pj Ryan Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Full-time Teacher
Bi Salyers Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher

Wes Idlette (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

Kevin Goldsburg (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-342-0760
Non-faculty

Pj Ryan (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Full-time Teacher

Bi Salyers (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

- Denotes school attended/completed rules meeting in current school year.

Coaches by Type
Classified Employee 8
Full-time Teacher/Administrator 37
Non-faculty 16
Retired Educator 2

Non-Faculty Coaches and Classified Employees must take the NFHS "Fundamentals of Coaching" and "First Aid, Health, & Safety for Coaches" courses prior to coaching. Coaches who have successfully completed the ASEP Coaches Education Course AND the TSSAA Online Coaches Training Session prior to May, 15, 2013 are not subject to this requirement.