Calling all college football fans! Phillip Fulmer, former head football coach for the University of Tennessee, recently announced that he will be joining our quickly-growing team at Rocky Top Sports World. Coach Fulmer’s position with our Gatlinburg sports complex will be to work as an ambassador with the community, as well as assist with the development of our many sports camps and sponsorships throughout the year.
Along with his long history of coaching winning football teams, it is Coach Fulmer’s “do the right thing” attitude that makes us so happy to have him as part of our team at our Gatlinburg sports complex. He has a long-standing record of being a positive role model for young athletes.
About Phillip Fulmer
Before joining the team at our Gatlinburg sports complex, Phillip Fulmer is best known for his impressive 16 years as the head football coach for the University of Tennessee, from 1992-2008. Fulmer retired from coaching with a winning percentage of .745, among the top five in modern football coaching history, earning him a spot in the College Football Hall of Fame.
During his tenure, coach Fulmer lead his team to both a BCS national championship in 1998, two SEC championships and six SEC Eastern Division championships.
Before taking the position as head coach for UT, Phillip Fulmer worked as both the offensive line coach and offensive coordinator for the Vols.
Since retiring from coaching, Fulmer has kept a busy schedule by working as a sports analyst on CBS’s SEC Postgame Show, as well as making several appearances on other shows on CBS Sports Network.
About Rocky Top Sports World
As you may know, Rocky Top Sports World is the newest youth sports complex in the Southeast. Not only are we home to a total of 7 state-of-the-art synthetic turf fields that are perfect for outdoor football games, lacrosse matches and soccer games, but our 86,000 square foot indoor facility was also recently named among the best 6 youth basketball facilities in the country!
What makes our Gatlinburg sports facility even more appealing is the incredible panoramic view of the beautiful Smoky Mountains that surround us. The perfect backdrop for your team’s photo or an action shot during the game, the mountains really help add to the exciting experience that Rocky Top Sports World has to offer.
Outside of sports, our Gatlinburg sports complex is also a great place for groups and families who are looking for a space to rent for a family reunion, corporate function, birthday party, or even a sports-themed Smoky Mountain wedding.
Click here to learn more about all the special events our Gatlinburg sports complex is perfect for.
Would you like more information on how to begin planning your team’s next tournament or special event? Feel free to give us a call, or fill out the Rocky Top Sports World contact form on our website. One of our talented events coordinators will be more than happy to answer any and all questions you may have.