Jeff Shugart has been named the new parks and recreation director for the city of Church Hill by the Church Hill Board of Mayor and Alderman. He will take over the role from previous director Tim Wilson. Shugart presently serves as the head coach for the Church Hill Middle School girls’ basketball team and previously coached several travel basketball teams in the area. Before that, he also served as a coach of multiple sports for the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Department. He is also employed by Dobyns-Bennett in Kingsport, but said he plans to leave this position there in order to work full-time with the city. Shugart steps into the role as the city works to revamp its parks and recreation offerings, including the development of the new 60-acre Holliston Mills Park.