Former Belmont University basketball star Joe Behling is profiled in the July 3 Tennessean:
During his basketball career at Belmont University, Joe Behling was the main man. He scored 2,823 points from 1987-90 and is still the school’s all-time leading scorer.
These days Behling is a main man of different sorts as one of the few male teachers at Park Avenue Elementary School in West Nashville.
”I teach in an inner-city school and I feel like that’s where I need to be,” Behling said. ”We’ve got some challenges there, but it’s neat to know that the kids need you. There are a lot of kids there that need a positive male role model.