Hall spent 36 years in the Berlin school system as a teacher, coach and 23 years as athletic director.
He served as head boys basketball coach for 10 years with a record of 110-93, winning the Northwest conference championship two times.
He was the men’s tennis coach in 1975-76 with a 7-8 record.
As women’s tennis coach for 13 years, with a record of 112-51, he won the Northwest Conference Championship three times.
His overall coaching record from 1971 until 1984 was 399-209 with eight Northwest conference championships, two state semifinals and one state final.
He is one of four coaches in the history of the state to win over 100 games as head coach in both girls and boys basketball.
The 1987-90 girls basketball teams set all-time Northwest conference and school record of 37 conference wins in a row.
In his role as athletic director, Hall added 14 sports at Berlin High School, including girls track, girls golf boys and girls soccer, gymnastics, softball, girls cross-country and volleyball, expanding the number of Berlin sports during his tenure from 8 to 22.
He hired many of Berlin’s outstanding coaches, among them Jim Day, Leo Veleas, Al Pelligrinelli, Sheila King, Matt Dunbar, Luke Riley and Ken Parciak.
George served as a liaison to the Sage Park commission, served on the committee for additional fields at Sage Park and was on the committee instrumental in the all weather track at the high school.
He was also executive director of the Northwest Conference from 1995 until 2001.
In 1998, he was selected CIAC high school athletic director of the year.
In 1999, he received the Connecticut Association of Athletic Directors distinguished service award in the field of athletic administration and was also the recipient in 2001 of the Northwest Conference Service Appreciation award.
From 1973 to the present he has been a charter member of the Connecticut Association of Athletic Directors.
He is the first athletic director ever hired by the CIAC to serve as assistant executive director with focus on tournament development and unified sports, also serving as tournament director for ice hockey.
During his time at Berlin, Hall was active in many other professional organizations including CAS, various committees from 1985 until 2001, CAAD Board of Directors from 1992 until 2001 and CAAD member CAIC limitations committee from 1996 until 2001.
He also served as a state delegate to the NIAAA National Convention from 1997 until 2001.
After his retirement in 1991, George served 18 months as intern AD at Parish Hill High School.
George Hall’s contributions in the classroom as a coach and as athletic director over 36 years at Berlin High school established a level of excellence that is being maintained today.
The Berlin High School Sports Athletic Hall of Fame will induct in 2012 the following: Joseph Simeone (Class of 1936), Lino "Chick" Girone (1936), Paul Kornichuk (1949), Dan Roberts (1967), Tammy Borkowski (1989), Jennifer Baccaro (1991), Kyle Gallo (1993), Susan Church Zibell (1993) and Jesse Carlson (1999), coaches George Hall and Ken Parciak, and contributor Bob Peckrul. The 1986 BHS wrestling team will be honored.
The Hall of Fame induction dinner will be held Sunday, April 29 at the Aqua Turf in Southington. For ticket information, contact Marie Siegal at (860) 828-1115; email@example.com.