Tom Price began his career as an educator after graduating from Tennessee Technological Univ. with a B.S. degree in education in 1973 and his Master’s degree in 1974. He chose health and physical education as his major after graduating from Young High in Knoxville, TN. Tom played basketball and baseball while attending TN Tech.
Tom has spent his entire professional career in Cobb Co. and served the community as a teacher, coach (Baseball, Boy’s Basketball, Boy’s Golf, Girls Track and Volleyball), assistant Athletic Director, Director of Athletics and Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. He assumed the Cobb Co. Athletic Director’s role from his friend and mentor – charter GADA member, Corky Kell. Tom attended Jacksonville State Univ. from 1989-1991 where he received his ED.S degree. He also served on the GHSA Executive Committee, representing what was then Region 5-AAAA. Tom retired from the Cobb Co. school system in 2002.