Huntington, WV Black History

Tyrin Holmes

Coach/Community Advocate

Tyrin Holmes has been active in the Huntington community by serving as a basketball coach, serving his church and serving on various boards.

He is a lifelong resident of Huntington and graduated from Huntington High School. He attended the College of West Virginia in Beckley and the Tri-State Bible College in Ohio, where he is working on a bachelor’s degree in pastoral ministry.

Holmes has worked for Cabell County Schools as a teacher’s aide and boys basketball coach. He was the head boys’ basketball coach at Huntington High School and the first Black head coach in the history of the school.

Holmes also is the assistant pastor of The Glorious Church of GOD In Christ. He is a board member of the Positive People Association, a member of the NAACP, a member of the Fairfield West Community Administration Council and the West Virginia State Youth President for The Glorious Church of God in Christ.

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