Former NASO Board member Ronnie Carter will be inducted into the NFHS National High School Hall of Fame June 27 in Denver.
Carter, who retired in 2009 after 23 years as executive director of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA), is this year’s inductee in the administrators category. He served on the NASO Board from 2003-06, including two years as board secretary.
Carter will be joining four individuals who excelled as high school athletes, including former Washington Redskins’ quarterback Joe Theismann and current Los Angeles Clippers’ guard Chauncey Billups, along with five high school coaches and two officials, and one in the performing arts, to be inducted.
Carter joined the TSSAA in 1978 and was appointed executive director in 1986. In addition to his leadership at the state level, Carter served on the NFHS Football Rules Committee for 25 years and was chair of the NFHS Basketball Rules Committee for eight years. He was chair of the Football Research Subcommittee for eight years and was a member of the NFHS Wrestling Rules Committee for four years. Carter was president of the NFHS in 2001-02.
The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be the closing event of the NFHS summer meeting.