Andy Landers

Class of 2007

  • The first – and still only – full-time women’s basketball head coach at Georgia
  • Took over a struggling Georgia program (37-85) in 1979 at the age of 26 and has never had a losing season
  • Three-time SEC Coach of the year (1984, 1986, 1996)
  • Four-time National Coach of the Year – 1986 by the USBWA; 1987 by the Women’s Basketball News Service, 1996 by Naismith, and 2000 by USBWA and Women’s Basketball News Service
  • In 28 seasons at Georgia , has tallied a record of 684-215 (.761) while producing 23 20-win teams, 16 25-win teams and three 30-win seasons.
  • Has averaged 24.4 wins during career with the Lady Bulldogs, a statistic that ranks fourth among all Division I women’s basketball head coaches with at least 20 seasons of tenure
  • Has led Georgia to bids in 24 of 26 NCAA tournaments, including two national runner-up finishes, five Final Fours, 10 Elite Eights, and 17 Sweet 16s
  • Ranks second all-time in NCAA Tournament appearances and fourth in tournament games (71) and wins (47)
  • Under his up-tempo and pressure defensive style, Georgia has gone 408-7 when scoring more than 80 points
  • Became the winningest college basketball coach in the state of Georgia ’s history on Dec. 3, 2006
  • Under his guidance, Lady Bulldogs players captured three National Player of the Year honors, earned 12 Kodak All-America certificates and won five Olympic Gold Medals
  • A native of Maryville, TN
  • Married to Pam McClellan and the father of Andrea Lauren and Drew Joseph