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Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson was born May 13, 1970 in Birmingham, Alabama. He played football at Montgomery Academy for Coach John Tatum and was selected to the 1987 Alabama Sports Writes Associations All-State team as a center.

He led the Eagles to the 1987 State Championship as a senior. Johnson also played outfield and first base on the Eagles baseball team and was named to the All-City baseball team. He was named the winner of the 1988 Jimmy Hitchcock Memorial Award.

Johnson graduated from Montgomery Academy in 1988. He attended Auburn University and received a degree in Applied Mathematics in 1991.

Following college, Johnson landed his first coaching job at his alma mater in 1991 where he stayed for the next four years. In 1995 he moved to St. James where he served as the defensive coordinator for two seasons.

He was named as head football coach at St. James in 1997. Over the next ten seasons he led the Trojans to eight playoff appearances and three region titles. His record at St. James was 72-41.

Following the 2006 season, Johnson took over the Carroll High School football program in Ozark. He stay for three seasons before moving to Pike County for one year.

In 2011, Coach Johnson accepted the head coaching position at Tuscaloosa Academy where he has remained entering the 2019 season. His team the 2012 AISA-AAA State Championship with a perfect 13-0 record.

Coach Johnson also coached junior varsity basketball for 10 years during his career.

"I would like to thank God for so many blessings and my wife Elizabeth and children Noah, Alex, and Chloe for their love, support, and belief in me because coaching is not easy" Coach Johnson said. "I want to thank all the players that I have coached and their parents too."

Asked about influences in his life Johnson stated, "My father Dr. Alex Johnson, my mom Debbie Johnson, and my head coach John Tatum, are the main influences along with multiple other people in my life such as other coaches, teachers, Sunday school teachers, friends, and coaches that I have worked for and with."

He won two CCC coach of the year honors and five CCC titles. Coach Johnson was named the AISA Coach of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writers Association in 2011 and 2012.

Known Record:  176-102-0   63.3%

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 Team   Season   Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T   PF  PA   Region   Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Montgomery Academy
Montgomery Academy2021 3A11-34042534-09431R3#6-023695
Montgomery Academy2020 3A13-13881663-112271R3#6-016664
 2 Years24-47924197-121610212-0402159
Lee-Scott Academy
Lee-Scott Academy2019 AISA-AAA5-62623420-12748R11-368122
 1 Year5-62623420-127481-368122
Tuscaloosa Academy
Tuscaloosa Academy2018 AISA-AAA6-42861640-1920R13-217382
Tuscaloosa Academy2017 AISA-AAA8-23481511-14829R1#5-019465
Tuscaloosa Academy2016 AISA-AAA3-62552760-11446R12-3152128
Tuscaloosa Academy2015 AISA-AAA7-43803020-13544R22-2132158
Tuscaloosa Academy2014 AISA-AAA8-34032550-12642R23-2178133
Tuscaloosa Academy2013 AISA-AAA7-43882750-12741R15-1273117
Tuscaloosa Academy2012 AISA-AAA13-05381643-08934R1#6-029288
Tuscaloosa Academy2011 AISA-AAA9-23501750-13356R2#6-019147
 8 Years61-25294817624-728131232-101585818
Pike County
Pike County2010 3A5-52982650-12735R24-3208183
 1 Year5-52982650-127354-3208183
Carroll2009 5A1-9153349R20-781265
Carroll2008 5A4-6167281R21-695231
Carroll2007 5A4-6229230R22-5141171
 3 Years9-215498600-0003-18317667
St. James
St. James2006 4A4-6156218R24-3121117
St. James2005 4A7-3265143R25-2171105
St. James2004 4A6-52272370-1060R25-2179114
St. James2003 4A9-43782272-16667R34-3190114
St. James2002 4A6-52582510-1634R34-3152172
St. James2001 4A8-33102000-12750R35-2213122
St. James2000 4A7-52271721-15150R35-214281
St. James1999 3A7-52911441-16929R5#3-0887
St. James1998 3A9-23031560-12030R5#3-08119
St. James1997 3A9-33611931-14437R4#3-012520
 10 Years72-41277619415-828335741-171462871
 25 Years176-1027625558916-1883485493-5140422820

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