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Director's Notes

Chris Brittain

Welcome, My name is Chris Brittain and I am currently the Athletic Director at Lenoir City High School. I have been in this role since the spring of 2020. I grew up in Lenoir City and graduated from Lenoir City High School, where I participated in Baseball and Football.  After graduation, I attended the University of Tennessee and pursued a degree in education. I am in my 13th year as an educator for the Lenoir City School System. I have worked as a middle and high school teacher in the subjects of Social Studies, Physical Education, and Wellness. I have coached football for 9 years at Lenoir City High School and helped Lenoir City make 6 playoff appearances.  I am married to Lynzie Brittain and have 3 boys named Wyatt, Weston, and Lynnox.  My main goal as Athletic Director is to provide tools and resources for our coaches and players to compete at a high level.​


The mission of Lenoir City Athletics is to enrich the mental, social, and physical well-being of our student-athletes through athletic competition. Lenoir City Athletics will provide our student-athletes with opportunities that foster the skills, knowledge, and values needed to become successful and productive citizens in society.  


The Lenoir City Athletic Department will strive to provide our student-athletes with a highly competitive atmosphere that will build a foundation for success and growth that will last a lifetime. The Athletics Department at Lenoir City High School will have a transformative impact on our student-athletes by developing integrity, leadership, resilience, and teamwork. 


Academics- Lenoir City Athletics believes academics is vital to the success of our student-athletes. Our athletic programs will strive for academic excellence and encourage our student-athletes to reach their full academic potential.

Integrity- Lenoir City Athletics will compete with dignity, honesty, and fairness. Our athletic programs will instill a strong moral compass in our decision making. Character and sportsmanship is of the utmost importance.

Resilience- Lenoir City Athletics will strive to instill a growth mindset in our student-athletes. We will adapt and succeed in the face of adversity and learn from our mistakes. 

Leadership- Lenoir City Athletics will build the skills, qualities and foundation needed for our student-athletes to become leaders for their team, school, and community.  

Effort- Lenoir City Athletics will demand maximum effort from our student-athletes in sport and school. Effort is a key factor to the success of our programs. 



  • Adhere to rules and regulations set forth by the TSSAA.
  • Provide student-athletes and coaches with the tools, resource, and support needed to run a successful and highly competitive program.
  • Develop relationships with our feeder programs and middle school coaches.
  • Be effective communicators with our players, parents, coaches, and community members. 
  • Be an advocate for your program/sport.
  • Grow the program and increase student-athlete participation.