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 Ronny Massey 

Ronny Massey was born August 2, 1950 in Chatom, Alabama. He graduated from Washington County High School where he was a star performer on the football field. He played at Livingston University for Mickey Andrews on the 1971 National Championship Team and quarterbacked the 1972 team to the semifinals.

Massey began his football coaching career in Huntsville as an assistant for Larrie Robinson at Grissom High School in 1974. He stayed in Huntsville for two seasons before moving south to Thomasville.

In 1976 Massey accepted his first head coaching job at Class 2A Thomasville High School. Over the next four seasons his teams finished 30-14 with two playoff appearances.

After four successful years, the family moved to Citronelle, where Ronny coached for 17 years at Citronelle High School where he became the most successful coach in the schools history. His Wildcat teams qualified for the playoffs ten times during his tenure at Citronelle. His record with the Wildcats was 108-73-1.


He returned to Grissom, where he began his career as an assistant, from Citronelle in 1999. He remained with the program for ten seasons and a record of 51-56. Four of his teams made the playoffs with the 2000 team finishing 12-2 and reaching the third round of the state playoffs.

After he left Grissom in 2008, he assisted at Buckhorn the next season where his son played. His overall coaching record is 189-143-1 in 31 seasons as a head football coach at three different school.

The next year, Massey accepted the head coaching job at Richland High School in Tennessee until he was diagnosed with cancer in June of 2009.

Ronny Massey, 60, of Huntsville passed away at his home Tuesday, August 17, 2010.


Known Record:  189-143-1   56.9%
 Season Total   Playoffs   Region Record 
 Team   Season  Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T  PF  PA   Region  Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Grissom
Grissom2008 6A3-7124242R81-780230
Grissom2007 6A3-7181260R81-6112196
Grissom2006 6A4-6141180R83-491108
Grissom2005 6A5-5226189R82-4144125
Grissom2004 6A4-71381940-11947R82-44793
Grissom2003 6A3-7216218R81-4108125
Grissom2002 6A8-32511350-11449R83-29160
Grissom2001 6A6-52111900-1742R84-3127106
Grissom2000 6A12-24121743-19289R86-120157
Grissom1999 6A3-7226278R151-27773
 10 Years51-56212620603-413222724-3710781173
    
Citronelle
Citronelle1998 5A5-62582590-12848R2#2-07859
Citronelle1997 5A5-62042370-11341R22-16064
Citronelle1996 5A6-52192090-11241R22-16641
Citronelle1995 5A6-52061920-1723R2#1-13554
Citronelle1994 5A7-52222061-12260R2#2-04327
Citronelle1993 5A7-41951320-11314R13-19546
Citronelle1992 5A5-419496R12-26959
Citronelle1991 5A12-13612032-19581R2#2-04132
Citronelle1990 5A7-3201840-11424R21-11831
Citronelle1989 5A6-4163145R22-25376
Citronelle1988 5A7-3202113R21-32659
Citronelle1987 5A7-3158122R11-24472
Citronelle1986 5A2-886144R10-32158
Citronelle1985 5A5-61561430-1035R12-15833
Citronelle1984 5A6-51551090-1028R12-15221
Citronelle1983 3A9-2198112R15-212693
Citronelle1982 3A6-3-112479R14-38551
 17 Years108-73-1330225853-1020439534-24970876
    
Thomasville
Thomasville1979 2A7-325583R14-116450
Thomasville1978 2A8-42361291-12015R1#5-012319
Thomasville1977 2A8-42591521-14933R1#4-111774
Thomasville1976 2A7-3143103R13-15444
 4 Years30-148934672-2694816-3458187
    
TOTALS
 31 Years189-143-1632151128-1640567074-6425062236


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