NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Ladyjack basketball head coach Brandon Schneider has announced the hiring of Andy Majors as assistant coach, rounding out his staff for the upcoming 2010-11 season.
"Andy will bring a great deal of energy and intensity to our program on a daily basis," Schneider said. "He is an outstanding teacher on the floor and will work primarily with our front-line players. His ability to evaluate talent as well as communicate with coaches, parents, and student-athletes will also make him a terrific asset in our recruiting efforts."
Majors comes to SFA after a two-year stint as an assistant coach at Pittsburgh State where he helped lead the Gorillas to a 34-23 record in that time, including a 20-9 record in 2008-09.
As an assistant for the Gorillas, Majors' duties include coordinating opponent scouting, monitoring academic progress and in-practice statistics. He also assists with preseason conditioning and on-floor coaching, specifically with the Gorilla forwards and centers.
Majors was a standout quarterback for the Gorilla football team from 2002-05 and was a crucial part to the Gorilla's run to a national runner-up finish in 2004. He holds school records for most passing yards in a season (3,065 in 2005), career completions (352), single-season completions (198 in 2005), single-season completion percentage (.657 in 2004) and single-season total yards (4,028 in 2005). Majors earned three All-MIAA honors, earning first-team honors in 2005, honorable mention in 2004 and also honorable mention as a wide receiver in 2003. An honorable mention All-American by
The Football Gazette in 2005, Majors was also successful in the classroom as he earned MIAA Commissioner's Honor Roll status three times.
Majors also served as the color commentator for all Gorilla football games and spent one year playing arena football for the Omaha Beef. He served as an assistant football coach at Shawnee Mission North High School for the 2006-07 school year and was the head sophomore boys basketball coach at Shawnee Mission West High School in the 2007-08 school year.
Majors earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Pittsburg State in 2006, and completed his master's degree in education from there as well in 2010. He is married to the former A.J. Miller, a four-year softball letterwinner at Pittsburgh State.