Rufus Mosley was born and raised in Greenwood, South Carolina. In High School, Rufus played football for the legendary football coach, J.W. "Pinky" Babb who, before his death, was atop the national all-time wins list for High School coaches. Rufus also excelled in Track and Field. He was blessed to receive a football scholarship to Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina. During his football career at Livingstone College, Rufus received numerous awards in the sport such as most Valuable Offensive lineman. Rufus capped off his College football career by being named to the First Team All- Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association or (CIAA). Rufus also was a participant with the award winning Golf Team bring home second place in the “CIAA.”
Rufus begin his coaching career in 1998 coaching baseball at Browns Mill Park in Lithonia Georgia. He was a consistent league champion. His Baseball Team won the Prestigious USSSA National Championship in 2004. In 2007, while coaching out of Gresham Park, his squad finished in 4 th Place in the World Series in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Rufus has also coached his son, Ryan Mosley in the sport of wrestling where Ryan achieved All-American Honors 6 straight years, two National Titles and four Georgia Kids State Championships. He began coaching wrestling at Stephenson High School, in DeKalb County. He is currently the Varsity Offensive Line Coach at Shiloh High School in Gwinnett County. He is also a coach with the wrestling squad at Shiloh High School.
In 2009, Rufus and Jim joined forces to form Georgia Tarheel Sports. Please see the website for details about the organization.
In 2011 Rufus was elected to the Livingstone College Athletic Hall of Fame in Salisbury, N.C.