COLUMBIA — Jerome Singleton, a S.C. High School League commissioner, has been named president-elect of the National Federation of State High School Associations.
Singleton has served as SCHSL commissioner since July 2005 after 10 years as the organization’s associate commissioner and one year as assistant commissioner.
During his time as associate commissioner, Singleton was responsible for the administration of football, basketball, track and field, and cross country. He formulated and implemented SCHSL policies for boys and girls athletic programs and also supervised the publicity of the SCHSL athletic activities and services.
Singleton has been a member of the several NFHS committees including the Equity Committee, Citizenship Committee, Coaches Education Committee, Track and Field Rules Committee, and the NFHS Strategic Planning Committee.
Prior to joining the SCHSL, Singleton was an assistant principal at Dutch Fork High School; an assistant athletic director, teacher and coach at Burke High School; an assistant principal at Northside Junior High School; and a teacher and coach at Greenwood High School.
Singleton graduated from Newberry College in 1981 with a degree in physical education, and he earned his master’s degree from Clemson University in 1987.