Courtesy of Hendrix Athletics
ATLANTA (Aug. 6, 2018) - The Hendrix College athletic department announced that Andrew Thames is the new Head Men's and Women's Golf Coach for the Warriors.
"I am excited to name Andrew as our next Head Golf Coach," stated Weaver. "His familiarity with the college and this athletic department will bode well in his recruitment of quality student-athletes. He is a talented golfer in his own right and is very passionate about the game and I am looking forward to watching him grow the program moving forward."
Thames, a native of Springdale, Ark., played baseball for Hendrix for four seasons and graduated with a degree in Kinesiology and a license in Secondary Education in 2012. In his 128 total games for the Warriors, Thames batted .294 with 106 hits, 50 runs, 26 doubles, three homers, two triples and also stole 10 bases. Thames currently ranks second all-time in Warrior Baseball history with a .982 fielding percentage.
Thames, who was hired in August 2012 by Hendrix following graduation, served as a member of the Hendrix Baseball coaching staff for five seasons. In both 2014 and 2016, Thames helped the Warriors win a school-record 23 games.
To go along with his successful playing and coaching career, Thames earned CoSIDA/Captial One Academic All-District honors as a senior for the Orange and Black.
In addition to his Head Men's and Women's Golf Coach title and Director of Intramural, Thames is also the Wellness and Athletics Facilities Coordinator for the Warriors.
A graduate of Har-Ber High School in 2008, Thames was a standout baseball player and golfer and was a two-time All-Conference selection. He resides in Conway