Hall of Fame

Jerry Dugan

TYPE Athlete

Jerry Dugan played baseball at Lipscomb from 1956-1960. In 1960 Jerry served as Captain of the Bison baseball team and was ranked among the nation’s elite in stolen bases. After leaving Lipscomb, Jerry returned to his home state of Alabama where he would achieve legendary status as a high school basketball coach. Jerry coached at the Hazel-Green High School from 1961-1967, where he captured the Alabama State Championship in 1967. From 1967 until his retirement in 1998 Jerry coached at Lee High School, where in 1968 he captured a second Alabama State Basketball Championship. During his coaching career, Jerry would win an amazing 610 games. Over the years Jerry has been honored for his accomplishments by being named to the Alabama Madison County Hall of Fame, Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame and Huntsville Athletic Booster Hall of Fame. The ultimate honor came when Jerry captured his 600th career win and Lee High School renamed their gymnasium “Dugan Hall”, in Jerry’s honor. Jerry, along with his brother Ken Dugan, are considered two of the most successful brother coaches in sports history. Jerry Dugan, a former successful Lipscomb athlete who obtained the ultimate success in Alabama sports history.