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Huntsville - Madison County Athletic HOF Member

NAME:John Kirk
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INDUCTED:  2019
SPORT:  coaching
  
John Kirk, a native of Tuscaloosa and an Alabama graduate, has been a part of the local sports scene since 1973 when he came to Butler High School after first coaching for a year at Hazelwood High School. He was an assistant coach in football, basketball, and track at Butler from 1973-79 before moving across town to Huntsville High, where he was an assistant coach in football, baseball, and basketball - and head girls track coach and assistant boys coach in track - for 10 years. Kirk was the state's Track Coach of the Year in 1988 and 1999, when HHS won the state title. He later coached the offensive and defensive lines at Grissom High School, and also coached fullbacks and linebackers for the Tennessee Valley Vipers' Arena2 team from 2000-2003. He's now an assistant football coach at Giles County in Tennessee.