Tim Meyers coached basketball teams at Harrisonburg High School to 425 wins during his 31 years as coach. From 1976 until 2001, he was the head girl’s coach and assistant boy’s coach. Coach Meyers led the girl’s team to a total of 347 wins in his 25 years at the helm. During that time his team earned 4 trips to the state tournament, finishing
runner-up to Franklin County in 1982.
Among the players he coached were HHS Hall of Famers Stephanie Howard, Valerie Sampson, Nancy Shank Wayland and current inductee Amy Washington. As assistant boy’s coach he was part of a program that won two state championships, made three other appearances in the state tournament and won five district championships.
When Hall of Fame boys coach Roger Bergey retired in 2002, Coach Meyers took over the job. His teams compiled a record of 78 wins and 61 losses in six seasons and earned three trips to the regional tournament. Tim was voted Valley District Coach of the Year in 2004 and Massanutten District Coach of the Year in 2008.
Coach Meyers is a 1971 graduate of Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke where he earned AAA All-Regional honors in basketball and was an All-Roanoke Valley selection in baseball. He came to Madison College (JMU) on a basketball scholarship and played four seasons under coaches Dean Ehlers and Lou Campanelli. Tim was a starter his 1st two seasons and averaged 17.5 points per game as a freshman. Coach Meyers also played baseball for one season at Madison under Brad Babcock and has served as an assistant basketball coach at Bridgewater College since 2008. Coach Meyers continues to serve the students at Harrisonburg High School in his long-time role as a guidance counselor.