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James Bailey

Bailey was a health teacher and coach from 1959-1992, and the district’s athletic director from 1970-1992. He also served as chair of the Lake Conference athletic directors. Bailey created the Bloomington Athletic Trainers Program, initiated the Student Athletic Trainers Program at Jefferson, and managed the JHS athletic trainers clinic from 1974-1981. Bailey also coached football, track, swimming, alpine ski and golf.