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American Christian Patriots

 Stephen Hooks 

Stephen Hooks attended and graduated from Central High School in Tuscaloosa in 1981. He received his B.S., Geology degree from the University of Alabama in 1985.

Hooks spent one season as an assistant coach at American Christian before taking over the program in 1995 for the next fourteen seasons. He served as head football coach and athletic director for the Patriots.

In 2003 his team finished the season with a 14-1 record, losing to Parrish 20-17 in State Championship game. In 1999, 2003, 2004 and 2005 his teams finished with undefeated regular seasons.

Hooks Patriots reached the playoffs in all but two seasons at American Christian. He was named Coach of the Year by the Tuscaloosa News in 1997, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007.

Westminster Christian came calling in 2009 and Coach Hooks made the move to the young football program. Entering the 2015 season, Coach Hooks overall football record is 171-73 in 21 years as a head football coach. His teams went 21-14 in the playoffs and 90-36 in region play. His teams have also won nine region titles.

Coach Hooks was named as the 2A Coach of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writers Association in 2010. He holds several roles at WCA and Westminster Presbyterian Church. Along with his responsibilities as a head coach for varsity football he taught 8th grade Bible and was an assistant pastor at Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Known Record:  171-73-0   70.1%
 Season Total   Playoffs   Region Record 
 Team   Season  Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T  PF  PA   Region  Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Westminster Christian
Westminster Christian2015 4A5-5244259R73-4172225
Westminster Christian2014 4A6-53213570-12854R74-3209233
Westminster Christian2013 3A5-5191261R82-5103227
Westminster Christian2012 3A6-4265248R83-4157213
Westminster Christian2011 2A7-3318203R75-3236176
Westminster Christian2010 2A10-23942491-14752R77-1271163
Westminster Christian2009 2A3-7151268R81-653205
 7 Years42-31188418451-27510625-2612011442
American Christian
American Christian2008 2A10-24262051-15441R46-1262116
American Christian2007 2A11-35812553-1163104R4#7-0346103
American Christian2006 2A9-34022371-16142R4#7-025488
American Christian2005 1A13-16302353-116087R4#7-031780
American Christian2004 1A12-14481602-19231R4#7-026696
American Christian2003 1A14-15731704-116168R3#7-031574
American Christian2002 1A7-42531950-11427R35-215095
American Christian2001 1A8-42521771-13351R35-213789
American Christian2000 1A5-5210250R34-3138147
American Christian1999 1A12-15312022-114560R9#2-09034
American Christian1998 1A10-24321681-16714R9#2-07220
American Christian1997 1A10-33971932-17782R8#3-08420
American Christian1996 1A5-62382540-11232R8#2-16260
American Christian1995 2A3-6104200R91-12153
 14 Years129-425477290120-12103963965-1025141075
 21 Years171-737361474621-14111474590-3637152517

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