BCAT Director Bruce Slatten inducted into the BCAT Hall of Fame.
Coach Slatten coached 23 years as head coach with a record of 512-234. He guided 4 different schools, Perry County, Cleveland, Culleoka, and Moore County that appeared in 13 district championship games, winning 11. They also appeared in 10 region championship games, winning 6. Reaching the Sub-State level 10 times and reaching the state tournament 5 times and the state final 4 three times.
He led Perry County to the State tournament in 1994, 95, 96, 97. In 1996 his Perry County team finished a State Runner-up with a 30-3 record and in 1997 they finished 37-0, including the State Championship.
He led Cleveland to the 1999 Sub-state with a 22-10 record.
His 2007 Culleoka team reached the State Tournament for the 1st time in school history advancing to the Final 4 with a 31-7 record. The 2008 Culleoka team also reached the Sub-state round. His 2009 team finished 30-2.
In 2011, 2012, and 2013 he led the Moore County girls to the Sub-state round.
He had the honor of coaching 5 Mr. or Miss Basketball finalists. As well he coached over 30 players that played at various levels of college basketball. He won District Coach of the Year 9 times and he is the only boys coach to be named Mid-State Coach of the Year 3 consecutive years by the Nashville Tennesseean.
In 2007 he helped found the Basketball Coaches Association of Tennessee and along with many great coaches that have helped the BCAT grow into what it is today, helping put together one of the best clinics in America and bringing in some of f the biggest names in basketball every year. He also represents Tennessee with the National High School Basketball Coaches Association (NHSBA) and has been on the ground floor of establishing NCAA recruiting events, including the BCAT Top 100 and the BCAT HOOPFEST Team Camp.