Tim Hall begins his fifth season this fall 2017 as the Director of Cycling-Head Cycling Coach at Lees-McRae College, and 13th season total coaching collegiate cycling.
Hall comes to the Bobcats from Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn., where he served as the head cycling coach for eight seasons. Hall built the team at Cumberland into second overall Division II in 2011-2012 before transitioning to Division I in 2012-2013 when they finished eighth. After four seasons at Lees-McRae, he has led the program to three third place finishes, two fourth place, one fifth place, and six sixth place finishes at nationals. In the Overall Team Omnium Standings the Bobcats ranked fifth in the 2013-2014 season, sixth in the 2014-2015, eighth in 2015-2016, and seventh in 2016-2017. There have been eight individual national championships crowned during his tenure at Lees-McRae.
Coach Hall began bicycling in 1998 and started racing competitively in 2000. He competes as a Category 1 on the road, and Category 2 in cyclocross and mountain. Hall has competed at multiple masters and elite road nationals, masters and elite cyclocross nationals, world cyclocross nationals, and many other elite level road and cyclocross events.
Hall also has a tremendous background in business, team building, and race promotion. Additionally, Hall has been involved in the community throughout his career, spearheading community service projects such as Ride for Reading and raising nearly $100,000 for veterans organization Team Red, White and Blue.
He holds both a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration from Cumberland, where he played baseball and earned NAIA All-American honors. He was drafted out of Cumberland in the 31st round of the 1991 MLB draft by the San Diego Padres as a catcher, and played four years of professional baseball for San Diego, Atlanta Braves, and the Corpus Christi Barrcudas.
Hall is a native of Nashville, Tenn., and currently resides on Beech Mountain, NC.