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From Coach to Hall of Famer: The Inspiring Journey of Sherri Tynes

BySamantha Jones

Apr 3, 2024
The Incredible Women’s History of Sherri Tynes

Sherri Tynes, a four-time Mid-Eastern Coach of the Year and the only woman being inducted into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame this year, has had an illustrious career in sports. From her time as a physical educator and coach to her impressive coaching record of 423-189, Tynes has dedicated herself to promoting fitness and sports in the community.

Tynes’ passion for sports began at a young age with encouragement from her father. She played multiple sports in high school before playing basketball in college at East Tennessee State. Her coaching career began in college hoops at various universities before transitioning to high school coaching at Laney High School. Over the years, she coached a variety of sports, including men’s and women’s golf, women’s basketball, and both fast and slow-pitch softball.

Despite retiring from coaching, Tynes remains active and dedicated to fitness, engaging in activities like swimming, cycling, and weight training on a daily basis. She attributes her passion for fitness to her background as a physical educator and coach. Tynes has always been involved in sports, starting at a young age with encouragement from her father.

Her accomplishments have led to inductions into the Airport High School Sports Hall of Fame and the Laney High School Sports Hall of Fame. On May 19th, she will be honored with her induction into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame, acknowledging her significant contributions to sports in the community.

Tynes attributes her success to the support she received from administrators, assistant coaches, student-athletes

By Samantha Jones

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