Coach Jim Nace

Coach Nace coached at Bristol for 9 years from 1956-1964 and won 130 games which is the second most wins by a coach in Bristol Boys Basketball history. Bristol had an overall record of 130-69 under Coach Nace winning 3 TIA League Championships in 1960, 62 and 64.

In his tenure, he coached both Jerry Strom '59 and Chuck Robinson '62. Jerry was selected as All-Ohio Honorable Mention player his senior year and finished his career with 1,840 points. Jerry's 1,840 points still is the most points every scored by a Bristol basketball player. Chuck was also selected an All-Ohio Honorable Mention player his senior year while finishing his career with 1,217 points which currently ranks 5th on the All-Time scoring list at Bristol.