- James G. “Red” Jarrell, a well
known former coach and superintendent of Coffee County Schools.
He played football and basketball at Tennessee Tech University and was
elected into the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame. After graduating,
his career began in Millington, TN, where he coached for two years.
He moved to Manchester in 1951 where he continued to coach football and
basketball for Coffee County Central High School from 1951-1964. He
became superintendent in 1964 until he retired in 1980. He was highly
respected, and Carden-Jarrell Field was named in his honor.