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Robert Andress

Robert Andress is a 1966 graduate of Greenville High School. He was a star football player at Greenville and later played football at Troy State.

Andress received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Troy and completed a Masters degree in Education Leadership from Auburn University in Montgomery.

Andress began coaching in the AISA in 1969, the first year for most of the private schools. He became the head football coach at Escambia Academy in 1975 for one season and at Fayette Academy in 1977 for a single year.

In 1978 he accepted the head coaching position at Wilcox Academy where he stayed for the next six seasons. His Wildcats at Wilcox went 34-32-3 with two playoff appearances.

Hooper Academy in Hope Hull was the next, and final stop for Coach Andress during his head coaching career beginning in 1984. Over the next fifteen seasons his teams finished a combined 109-60.

He led the Colts to ten playoff spots and three AISA State Championships in 1985, 1991 and 1993. His 1985 team finished a perfect 13-0 and Andress first state title.

He also won a State Championship as the girls basketball coach in 1995. Andress led Hooper Academy to seven AISA state titles in different sports before stepping down.

He served in various capacities for 18 years at Hooper Academy. Andress was the head football coach and athletic director and taught advanced math courses. For the past four years, Andress served as headmaster at the school.

He moved to Greenville Academy for one year as the headmaster in 2002. The next season found him at Morgan Academy where he joined the staff as an assistant football and the head baseball coach.

Coach Andress retired from the football sidelines following the 1998 season at Hooper Academy with a 144-113-3 record in 23 years as a head football coach in the AISA.

He has been named AISA Coach of the Year a total of 13 times. He currently serves as a member of the AISA Hall of Fame Committee, the AISA State Athletic Committee, the Coaches Association and the State Council.

Coach Andress was inducted into the Alabama Independent School Association Hall of Fame in 2000.

Known Record:  144-113-3   56.0%

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 Team   Season   Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T   PF  PA   Region   Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Hooper Academy
Hooper Academy1998 AISA-AAA9-22961380-11519East3-17945
Hooper Academy1997 AISA-AAA10-23121761-15458East#3-05520
Hooper Academy1996 AISA-AAA3-7152213East0-32664
Hooper Academy1995 AISA-AA4-71352360-1627East3-381120
Hooper Academy1994 AISA-AA6-51601380-1822East4-29882
Hooper Academy1993 AISA-AA11-22551293-06028East
Hooper Academy1992 AISA-AA9-120466
Hooper Academy1991 AISA-AA12-1273923-0406
Hooper Academy1990 AISA-AA5-61221690-1625
Hooper Academy1989 AISA-AAA3-7115157East2-43895
Hooper Academy1988 AISA-AAA4-6149177East2-483117
Hooper Academy1987 AISA-AAA7-42762020-1749
Hooper Academy1986 AISA-AAA9-33381191-12828
Hooper Academy1985 AISA-AAA13-03911272-05012East
Hooper Academy1984 AISA-AAA4-7143183East
 15 Years109-603321232210-727427417-17460543
Wilcox Academy
Wilcox Academy1983 AISA-AA2-9131269
Wilcox Academy1982 AISA-AA7-4-11661490-1028
Wilcox Academy1981 AISA-AA9-42651651-12835
Wilcox Academy1980 AISA-AA6-4-1170158
Wilcox Academy1979 AISA-AAA5-6137202
Wilcox Academy1978 AISA-AAA5-5-1128175
 6 Years34-32-399711181-228630-000
Fayette Academy
Fayette Academy1977 AISA-A1-1072377
 1 Year1-10723770-0000-000
Escambia Academy
Escambia Academy1975 AISA0-1136451
 1 Year0-11364510-0000-000
 23 Years144-113-34426426811-930233717-17460543

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