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Head of TSSAA speaks with Standard
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Bernard Childress, executive director of the TSSAA, is a soft-spoken man who has deep roots in his hometown of Columbia. His mentor, Hardy Loyd, was a major influence and reason Childress went into administration. - photo by Brad Durham
The general public may not be very familiar with the Tennessee Secondary Scholastic Athletic Association (TSSAA). Coaches and administrators are very familiar with the organization that oversees the bylaws and governs high school athletics.