Dr. Tim Vick grew up in Valdosta, Georgia and graduated from Georgia Christian School. At the end of his senior year, he was selected to the Georgia High School Associationâ€™s South All Star basketball team and was chosen as co-captain of that team (1971). Earning a four-year (1971-75) basketball scholarship to Harding University, he graduated with a B.A. in Physical Education and was immediately employed by GAC in 1975. Since then, Vick has earned the following degrees: Master’s degree from Georgia State University (1981), Ed.S. degree from The University of Alabama (2003), and an Ed.D. at The University of Alabama. Throughout his 41-year tenure at GAC (1975-present), he has coached basketball, cross-country, golf, tennis, track, and cheerleading.
Vick has been named Region Coach of the Year on 14 occasions and State Coach of the Year three times. He was also named Region Athletic Director of the Year in 1997, 1991, and 2005. He was selected as Classification Athletic Director of the Year in 1997 and State Athletic Director of the Year in 2006. In the spring of 2015, Vick was inducted into the Georgia Athletic Directors Association Hall of Fame.
Vick has been active as a member of several professional organizations on the local, state, and national level. He has been a member of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administration Association (NIAAA) for 34 years. On the state level, he has been a member of the Georgia Athletic Directors Association (GADA) and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors. In 2009, Vick held the position as the GADA President. He currently represents Region 6-AA schools on the Georgia High School Associationâ€™s (GHSA) Executive Board, occupying positions on the re-classification, basketball, and volleyball committees. He has been the coordinator for the GADA Regions Directorâ€™s Cup for 13 years and has also taught LTC 501, 508, and 515 at the state conference. Vick qualified as a Certified Masters Athletic Administrator (CMAA) by the NIAAA in 2005.
Dr. Vick and his wife, Kim, have three children: Craig (daughter in law Carrie), Kelsey (son in law Jimmy), and Caroline. They have two grandchildren (Jack and Lucy).