| Wins against Kentucky - 0 | Losses against Kentucky - 5 |
Alma Mater: Alabama 
Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Date Born: October 19, 1900
Date Died: May 17, 1994
Overall Record: 35-21 [3 Seasons]
|1/28/1946||Georgia Tech at Kentucky||W||54 - 26||-|
|1/21/1946||Kentucky at Georgia Tech||W||68 - 43||-|
|2/3/1945||Georgia Tech at Kentucky||W||51 - 32||-|
|1/22/1945||Kentucky at Georgia Tech||W||64 - 58||-|
|2/15/1943||Georgia Tech at Kentucky||W||58 - 31||-|
Obituary - Atlanta Constitution (May 19, 1994)
Dwight Keith, Founder of GACA, Dies from Heart Failure at Age 93
by Matt Winkeljohn
Funeral services will be Friday for Dwight Keith, founder of he Georgia Athletic Coaches Association, the National High School Athletic Coaches Association and several other sports organizations.
Keith, 93, died Wednesday of heart failure at his Atlanta home. Services will be at 11 a.m. at Sandy Springs Chapel. Burial will be at Arlington Memorial Park.
Keith was the chief organizer of the GACA in 1938, and was inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1960.
Although now only a coaches organization, the original GACA was a precursor to the Georgia High School Association as a statewide administrative body for high school sports.
In addition to serving as executive secretary of the GACA for 35 years, Keith organized state coaches associations in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
He founded the NHSCA in 1965 and was its executive secretary until 1973. He also was a founder of the Georgia Prep Sports Hall of Fame, the Atlanta Tipoff Club, and Coach & Athlete Magazine, of which he was publisher from 1938-77.
Since 1975, the GACA has bestowed the Dwight Keith award annually in recognition of coaching record and sportsmanship.
After growing up in Birmingham, Keith played football, baseball and basketball at the University of Alabama.
He coached at several Alabama and Georgia high schools, including Georgia Military Academy (now Woodward Academy) and Atlanta's former Boys High. He later was an assistant coach in football and basketball at Georgia Tech.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to GACA Scholarship Fund.
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