Notre Dame High School names Brian Gill as new athletics director

Notre Dame High School in Chattanooga announced that Brian Gill has accepted its invitation to serve as athletics director.

Formerly the head age group coach and swim director at Baylor School in Chattanooga, Mr. Gill officially joined Notre Dame on Aug. 11. He will be responsible for the oversight of the athletic department.

For the past 16 years, Mr. Gill has been at Baylor, where he managed, marketed, and coached for the school swim and club programs. He helped develop Baylor into one of the top swimming programs in the country. As the head age group coach, his athletes and teams earned many accolades, including being named Southeastern Swimming champions, Southeastern middle school team champions, and numerous Southeastern Swimming Zone Team members.

Before working at Baylor, Mr. Gill was the head age group coach for the Raleigh Swimming Association in Raleigh, N.C. He helped expand the association’s program from 120 swimmers to 280 swimmers in four years.

Mr. Gill graduated from Appalachian State University in 2002 with a degree in communications, broadcasting, and electronic media. During his collegiate career, he had various internships within the athletics department.

“We are thrilled to have Coach Gill on board,” said Deacon Hicks Armor, Notre Dame head of school. “His expertise and knowledge will be a vital asset to the success of our athletics program.”

Joining Mr. Gill as the new associate athletics director is Jonathan Adams. Mr. Adams has been with Notre Dame for six years as a member of the faculty and the boys basketball head coach. Under his leadership, Notre Dame won the 2022 and 2023 district championships and made school history as the 2023 state runner-up. Mr. Adams will be assisting Mr. Gill as well as coordinating and supervising the coaching staff.

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