We happy to announce Robert Couch as Windermere new head football coach. Please give coach Couch a warm welcome when you see him.
Robert Couch’s Bio
In college, Couch was a 41-game starter on the offensive line for Vanderbilt from 1992-95. He went on to sign
contracts with the Atlanta Falcons in ’96 and St. Louis Rams in ’97, seeing preseason action and spending time
on practice squads. He also played in NFL Europe from 1997-98 with the Barcelona Dragons and London
Monarchs. He played on Barcelona’s World Bowl championship team in 1997 with QB Jon Kitna, who went
on to spend all or part of 16 seasons in the NFL, including five (2001-05) with the Bengals.
Couch served continuously for 15 years (2001-15) as an assistant coach with major high school programs in
Texas and Florida. He has been on staffs that reached four state championship games and twice were state
champions. He has coached in Texas at Canyon Creek High School in Richardson, Prestonwood High School
in Plano, St. Mark’s in Dallas and Faith Christian in Grapevine. He also has coached at Celebration (Fla.) High
School . During his prep coaching career, his teams averaged fewer than two losses per season.
Couch also worked with a number of retired NFL coaches to create the Procoach Network, a consulting service
dedicated to bringing retired NFL coaches in to serve high school and college teams. The service seeks to
provide clients with NFL experienced coaches, featuring expert analysis, consultations, and training.
A native of Plainview Texas, Couch was born on Sept. 4, 1973. He is married (wife Jill), with three children
(Mary, Rhett and Macy). He was a three-time All-Southeastern Conference Academic Team member at
Vanderbilt, double-majoring in Pre-Med and Human Organization Development.