George Jones (1996)
While a coach at Atkins, Georg Jones' teams won 19 district titles and 6 state championships.
He has worked as an official, a starter, a head field judge and a referee at meets across the state, including the Meet of Champs, the Decathlon and the Pentathlon.
He has served on the National Track and Field rules Committee and as Chairman of the Games Committee for Arkansas high schools.
This Pottsville native helped author the first track and field handbook, and is the author and publisher of The History of the First 75 Years of High School Track & Field in Arkansas.
He developed the scoring tables in use today at the Decathlon and Pentathlon events. He has served as head field judge for the 7 national NAIA Championships held in Arkansas.
In 1995, he made his farm available and served as host of the State High School Cross Country Meet.