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Flip Jones
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
Flip Jones attended Lipscomb from 1980-1984 where he was an outstanding member of the Bison Track and Field team. Flip was named NAIA All-American each of his four years at Lipscomb. During his career, Flip captured the NAIA National Championship in the Shot Put three consecutive years, more than any other individual or team in Lipscomb history. Over a four year period, Flip was an eleven time National Qualifier for the Lipscomb Track and Field program. Since leaving Lipscomb, Flip has committed his life to helping young people serving as a high school administrator and coach. Flip Jones was truly one of the greatest and most decorated athletes to represent David Lipscomb.
Hall of Fame Nominations

Nominate Someone to the Athletic Hall of Fame

To nominate an individual for the Lipscomb University Athletic Hall of Fame please forward nomination material to Philip Hutcheson, Lipscomb University Athletics, One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951. The formal deadline for nominations is December 1 of the year prior to induction. To nominate an individual for the Lipscomb University Athletic Hall of Fame please provide as much data as possible in support of your nomination.

Nominees must fall into one of three categories with the following criteria taken into consideration:

  • Athlete: Career statistics; Conference, Regional, All-American and National honors; Leadership, service and continued support of Lipscomb University are all taken into consideration for each nominee.
  • Coach: Career record; Length of tenure, number of all-conference, all-region, all-american and scholar-athletes, as well as, impact made on the school. Post Lipscomb success is also taken into consideration for the Coach category
  • Meritorious Service: Truly exceptional contributions and service to the athletic program by one who does not qualify for the athlete or coach category.