Head Coach, Middle School Golf Club Assistant Coach, Middle School Boys Basketball Transformational Purpose Statement: I coach to serve our student-athletes outside of the classroom, teaching the importance of commitment and responsibility to their communities, as well as to help them find a balance to develop grit and positivity in competition.
Years at CIA: 5
Coaching Experience: Coach Shrum played football and baseball and was a student manager for the ETSU football team in college. He coached three sports for the Mustangs and was the 2019 Mustang Athletics Excellence in Coaching Award recipient. Joel is a faculty member in the Middle School, teaching 6th grade science. Mr. Shrum earned a Bachelor of Science in K-6 Elementary Education from East Tennessee State University and holds a Tennessee teaching license in K-6 Elementary Education.
Currey Ingram Academy is an exemplary K-12 day and boarding school that empowers students with learning differences to reach their fullest potential. Since 2002, the school has been located on an 83-acre campus in Brentwood, Tenn., just miles from Nashville and Franklin. Families from 33 states and eight countries cite the school as their primary reason for moving to Middle Tennessee.
Currey Ingram Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and AdvancEd/Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).