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Jerome Singleton, SCHSL commissioner, is president-elect for National High School Association

By Jim Fair, Editor
Published on Saturday, July 16, 2016

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Jerome Singleton, commissioner of the South Carolina High School League, was elected by the National Federation of State High School Associations Board of Directors as president-elect for 2016-17.
 

Jerome Singleton, commissioner of the South Carolina High School League, was elected by the National Federation of State High School Associations Board of Directors as president-elect for 2016-17.

 

Jerome Singleton, commissioner of the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL), was elected by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Board of Directors to the position of president-elect for 2016-17.

Gary Musselman, executive director of the Kansas State High School Activities Association, is the new president of the (NFHS) for this year. Singleton will serve as president in 2017-18.

Singleton has served as SCHSL commissioner since July 2005 after 10 years as the organization’s associate commissioner and one year as assistant commissioner.

During Singleton’s tenure as associate commissioner, he was responsible for the administration of football, basketball, track and field, and cross country. He formulated and implemented SCHSL policies for boys and girls athletic programs and also supervised the publicity of the SCHSL athletic activities and services.

Singleton has been a member of NFHS committees ­ Equity Committee, Citizenship Committee, Coaches Education Committee, Track and Field Rules Committee, and the NFHS Strategic Planning Committee. 

Before joining the SCHSL, Singleton was an assistant principal at Irmo and Dutch Fork high schools; an assistant athletic director, teacher and coach at Charleston Burke HS, an assistant principal at Greenwood Northside Junior High; and a teacher and coach at Greenwood HS.

Singleton graduated Newberry College in 1981 with a degree in physical education, and he earned his master’s degree from Clemson University in 1987.

 

 

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