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Bill Courtney

The Power of Dreams

In September of 2001, the dream of Classic American Hardwoods, Inc. became a reality. Bill Courtney’s leadership has grown this company to employ 120 people with a 45 acre manufacturing facility and domestic sales offices in Memphis, TN and international sales offices in Shanghai, China and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam boasting in excess of $45 million in annual sales.

In 2007, Classic American Hardwoods, Inc. won the Memphis Business Journal’s Small Business of the Year Award based on its growth and commitment to community service.

Classic American Hardwoods

In summary, we are a dedicated company with committed people who are serious about our resource, our employees, and most importantly, our customers. Our goal is to earn your business one load at a time whether you are an established customer, or if you are giving us your first order. While there is no finish line, we always strive to lead the race.


“Coach Courtney is an ultimate competitor with a passion for excellence. He continues to be an inspiration to coaches and players all around the football world—from high school to college to the pros—and also those from off the gridiron as well.”

— Pete Carroll

head coach of Super Bowl XLVIII champions the Seattle Seahawks and New York Times best selling author
“If you haven’t seen the film Undefeated, you should, ASAP. @IamCoachBill is a real leader who draws out the true character of his players.”

— Brian Burkhart

You’re the Boss blog on, via Twitter
“Bill Courtney has nothing to prove to anyone as a football coach, as a businessman and as a human being. But if you want proof that his life has been fascinating, Against the Grain gives you all you need. Enjoy the ride.”

— John Feinstein

Author and Columnist

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