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Woodside Wildcats Name Justin Andrews as New Varsity Football Coach

Andrews, who played in four bowl games as an Oregon Duck, was defensive line coach in Miami, FL before coming to Woodside. He also teaches special education at the high school.

Woodside High School's new varsity football coach, Justin Andrews  Photo: WHS
Woodside High School's new varsity football coach, Justin Andrews Photo: WHS

[Editor's Note: The following information was received by Patch from Woodside High School, and is reprinted here.]

Woodside High School announced the appointment of Justin Andrews as its new varsity football coach over winter break.  

The 31-year-old Andrews was the frosh-soph coach at Woodside for the last three years and led that program to two league titles. 

Justin began his playing career at San Pedro High School in Southern California, where he was first team All Metro for LA County, conference defensive MVP and the senior MVP at San Pedro. He went on to play four years at the University of Oregon in Eugene, playing in four bowl games throughout his career. 

After college graduation Andrews coached the defensive backs and running backs at Westland High School in Miami, Florida before coming to Woodside in the fall of 2011, where he is a full-time special education teacher along with his coaching duties.

Coach Andrews hopes to continue the work began by former Coach Josh Bowie, emphasizing, “Hard work, academic success, and a return to the playoffs for the Wildcats”. 

Athletic Director Wendy Porter said she “…is extremely pleased to have someone such as Justin Andrews leading the program, given his impressive background and experience coupled with his proven success in working with the football players at Woodside High School.”      

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