F. Timothy Walsh
Wrestling, Football, Lacrosse
1969 - 1975, 1999 - 2004
Timothy "Tim" Walsh became Tabor Academy's wrestling coach in 1969 and, in that year, his first team was undefeated and Class "A" Champions. His teams won four more Class "A" Championships, with another undefeated season in 1972.
In 1975, Coach Walsh left Tabor to become the Dean of Students at the Stevenson School in Pebble Beach, CA. In 1976, he became the wrestling coach at Amherst College where his teams were 41-25. His last team was nationally ranked & conference runner-up, for which he was selected as the 1980 NECCWA Coach of the Year.
In 1980, Tim Walsh became the wrestling coach for MIT in Cambridge, MA. Coach Walsh's MIT program had 15 consecutive winning seasons, the most in the school's history. His MIT wrestlers earned more National Scholar All-American honors than any wrestling program in the country. Coach Walsh's MIT teams registered a dual-meet record of 154-78 and won the 1982 Northern N.E. Championship. In 1983, he was again named the NECCWA Coach of the Year.
In 1999, Coach Walsh returned to Tabor after serving for four years as the Athletic Director at St. Mark's School in Texas. In 2004, Tabor's wrestling team went undefeated (17-0) and won the Doug Parker New England Wrestling Tournament. In 2008, he was selected as the New England Independent School Coach of the Year.
Award & Achievements:
- Overall Career Wrestling Coaching Record: 394 - 168
- 1984 Division III National Mexico City International Tournament, Coach
- 1988 Division III National Team USSR tour, Coach
- 1989 Boston Universities tour to Japan, Head Coach
- 1990 USA National team vs. Armenian Olympic team, Host Coach
- 2003 Hun School of Princeton Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee
- 2005 National Wrestling Hall of Fame Inductee