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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
Type: Public
Enrollment (Actual): 2268
Enrollment (Classification): 2268
School ID: 114

Staff information for the 2023-2024 school year is displayed as it is entered/verified by Dobyns Bennett High School administration.

2023-2024 School Administration
Brian Tate Principal 423-378-8415 Full-time Teacher
University of Tennessee (2010)
Chris Hampton Director of Schools 423-378-8405 Full-time Teacher
East Tennessee State University ()
Tracy Wills Bookkeeping Clerk 423-378-8580 Classified Employee
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)
Kristy Fannon Athletic Secretary 423-378-8475 Classified Employee
Frankie Debusk Athletic Director 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher
Amanda Arnold Assistant Principal 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Beth Cohen Assistant Principal 423-378-2230 Full-time Teacher
Bo Ford Assistant Principal 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Kristen Smith Assistant Principal 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Randy Watts Assistant Principal 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Brian Barrett Assistant Athletic Director 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Jimmy Burleson Assistant Athletic Director 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher
East Tennessee State University (2011)
Aaron Gourley Assistant Athletic Director 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher
Ted Hensley Assistant Athletic Director 423-375-8475 Retired Educator

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

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

Tracy Wills (Bookkeeping Clerk)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580

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)

Kristy Fannon (Athletic Secretary)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475

Frankie Debusk (Athletic Director)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475

Amanda Arnold (Assistant Principal)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400

Beth Cohen (Assistant Principal)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-2230

Bo Ford (Assistant Principal)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400

Kristen Smith (Assistant Principal)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400

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

Brian Barrett (Assistant Athletic Director)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400

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

Aaron Gourley (Assistant Athletic Director)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475

Ted Hensley (Assistant Athletic Director)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-375-8475

Baseball

Member of Division I, Class 4A, 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
Augustus Fraley Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher
Lucas Henderson Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Non-faculty
Jeb Lambert Assistant Coach 423-378-2200 Non-faculty
Nick Loughry Assistant Coach 423-378-2200 Classified Employee
Brandon Reed Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher

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

Augustus Fraley (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Full-time Teacher

Lucas Henderson (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Non-faculty

Jeb Lambert (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-2200
Non-faculty

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

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

Boys' Basketball  

Member of Division I, Class 4A, Region 1, District 1

Chris Poore Head Coach 423-378-8580 Full-time Teacher
Tusculum University (2008)
Matt Baker Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Dimingo Hale Assistant Coach 423-967-3408 Non-faculty
Brandon Reed Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
James Scales Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher

Chris Poore (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8580
Full-time Teacher
Tusculum University (2008)

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

Dimingo Hale (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-967-3408
Non-faculty

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

James Scales (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Full-time Teacher

Girls' Basketball  

Member of Division I, Class 4A, 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)

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)

Bowling  

Member of Division I, Region 1, District 1

Debbie Knott Head Coach 423-378-8400 Classified Employee
Ralph McReynolds Assistant Coach 423-360-0937 Non-faculty

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

Ralph McReynolds (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-360-0937
Non-faculty

Girls' Bowling  

Member of Division I, Region 1, District 1

Debbie Knott Head Coach 423-378-8400 Classified Employee
Ralph McReynolds Assistant Coach 423-360-0937 Non-faculty

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

Ralph McReynolds (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-360-0937
Non-faculty

Cheerleading
Jessica Ross Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Emily Ste Marie Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher

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

Emily Ste Marie (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Full-time Teacher

Boys' Cross Country

Member of Division I, Class AAA, Region 1

Mike Sweeney Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Ray Jones Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Non-faculty
Nick Loughry Assistant Coach 423-378-2200 Classified Employee
Heather Usary Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher

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

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

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

Heather Usary (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Full-time Teacher

Girls' Cross Country

Member of Division I, Class AAA, Region 1

Mike Sweeney Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Ray Jones Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Non-faculty
Nick Loughry Assistant Coach 423-378-2200 Classified Employee
Heather Usary Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher

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

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

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

Heather Usary (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Full-time Teacher

Football  

Member of Division I, Class 6A, Region 1

Joey Christian Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Josh Bearden Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher
Nick Colobro Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Retired Educator
John Ellis Davis Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher
Bo Ford Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Dustin Gaines Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Classified Employee
Ty Hayworth Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Classified Employee
Wake Forest University (2016)
Rocky Jones Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Non-faculty
Jake Mullins Assistant Coach 423-378-2160 Full-time Teacher
Kevin Shipley Assistant Coach 423-446-0071 Non-faculty
Chris Thacker Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Full-time Teacher
Walker Throp Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Classified Employee
Trey Trammell Assistant Coach 423-863-1601 Full-time Teacher

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

Josh Bearden (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Full-time Teacher

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

John Ellis Davis (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Full-time Teacher

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

Dustin Gaines (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Classified Employee

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

Rocky Jones (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Non-faculty

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

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

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

Walker Throp (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Classified Employee

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

Boys' Golf  

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

Michael Holt Head Coach 423-378-2450 Full-time Teacher
Reid Burton Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Non-faculty

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

Reid Burton (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Non-faculty

Girls' Golf  

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

Bill Darnell Head Coach 423-230-6884 Full-time Teacher
East Tennessee State University (2003)
Patty Eiselstein Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Non-faculty

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

Patty Eiselstein (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Non-faculty

Soccer  

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

Kevin Nabalta Assistant Coach 808-392-0227 Full-time Teacher
Tony Weaver Assistant Coach 423-378-2450 Full-time Teacher
Tennessee Wesleyan College (1989)

Kevin Nabalta (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 808-392-0227
Full-time Teacher

Tony Weaver (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-2450
Full-time Teacher
Tennessee Wesleyan College (1989)

Girls' Soccer  

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

Tony Weaver Head Coach 423-378-2450 Full-time Teacher
Tennessee Wesleyan College (1989)
John Good Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Kathy McClain Assistant Coach 423-361-8532 Non-faculty
Kevin Nabalta Assistant Coach 808-392-0227 Full-time Teacher

Tony Weaver (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-2450
Full-time Teacher
Tennessee Wesleyan College (1989)

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

Kevin Nabalta (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 808-392-0227
Full-time Teacher

Girls' Softball

Member of Division I, Class 4A, Region 1, District 1

Andy Hubbard Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Hiwassee/ETSU/Tusculum (1993)
Kim Bailey Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
William Cody Davenport Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher
Travis Patterson Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Non-faculty
Mike Sweeney 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)

Kim Bailey (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8400
Full-time Teacher

William Cody Davenport (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Full-time Teacher

Travis Patterson (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Non-faculty

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

Boys' Tennis

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

Charles Reedy Toney Head Coach 423-963-9489 Non-faculty
Kaelin Toney Assistant Coach 423-378-2450 Full-time Teacher

Charles Reedy Toney (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-963-9489
Non-faculty

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

Girls' Tennis

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

Charles Reedy Toney Head Coach 423-963-9489 Non-faculty
Kaelin Toney Assistant Coach 423-378-2450 Full-time Teacher

Charles Reedy Toney (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-963-9489
Non-faculty

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

Boys' Track and Field

Member of Division I, Class AAA, 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
John Ellis Davis Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher
Wes Idlette Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Ray Jones Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Non-faculty
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

John Ellis Davis (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
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

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

Girls' Track and Field

Member of Division I, Class AAA, 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
John Ellis Davis Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher
Wes Idlette Assistant Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Ray Jones Assistant Coach 423-378-8580 Non-faculty
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

John Ellis Davis (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
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

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

Unified Track and Field
Nick Lingerfelt Head Coach 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher

Nick Lingerfelt (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Full-time Teacher

Girls' Volleyball  

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

Kayce Green Head Coach 423-378-8475 Non-faculty
Julia Burke Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher
Josh Green Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Non-faculty
Zoie Larkins Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Non-faculty
Haley Millsap Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Classified Employee
Holly Perdue Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Full-time Teacher

Kayce Green (Head Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Non-faculty

Julia Burke (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Full-time Teacher

Josh Green (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Non-faculty

Zoie Larkins (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Non-faculty

Haley Millsap (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Classified Employee

Holly Perdue (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Full-time Teacher

Wrestling

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

Wes Idlette Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Jake Mullins Assistant Coach 423-378-2160 Full-time Teacher
Pj Ryan Assistant Coach 423-378-2200 Full-time Teacher
Rickey Watterson Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Non-faculty
Eli Whitley Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Non-faculty

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

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

Pj Ryan (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-2200
Full-time Teacher

Rickey Watterson (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Non-faculty

Eli Whitley (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Non-faculty

Girls' Wrestling

Member of Section 1

Wes Idlette Head Coach 423-378-8400 Full-time Teacher
Jake Mullins Assistant Coach 423-378-2160 Full-time Teacher
Pj Ryan Assistant Coach 423-378-2200 Full-time Teacher
Rickey Watterson Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Non-faculty
Eli Whitley Assistant Coach 423-378-8475 Non-faculty

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

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

Pj Ryan (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-2200
Full-time Teacher

Rickey Watterson (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Non-faculty

Eli Whitley (Assistant Coach)
Email:
Office Phone: 423-378-8475
Non-faculty

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

Coaches by Type
Classified Employee 6
Full-time Teacher/Administrator 39
Non-faculty 18
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.