Dean of Students

Mr. Jim Presnell

Phone: 256.233.6613


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S., Business Education and Physical Education, East Tennessee State University M.Ed, School Administration

Mr. Jim Presnell

My name is Jim Presnell, and I am the Dean of Students at Athens High School. I am a graduate of Elizabethton High School, Elizabethton, Tennessee.(Class of 1973). I am a graduate of East Tennessee State University in 1978 with a BS in Business Education and Physical Education. I also have a Master’s Degree in School Administration. In my 42 years in education, I have been a teacher, Athletic Director and Transportation Supervisor. I have also been a coach at the middle school, high school and college levels. As Dean of Students, I will be working with students, helping them reach their full potential by keeping them focused on preparing them for graduation and their future job. I am also the Head Football Coach at AMS and a track coach at AHS. If I can ever be of help please feel free to contact me.