Coach Waller’s tenure as varsity girls basketball coach at Woodward Academy brought unprecedented success to the program. In his 10 years as coach, the team made state tournament appearances eight out of 10 times. In those appearances, the team was region champions from 1994-1996, 1998-2000, and state champions in 1995, 1996, and 1999, with two consecutive undefeated seasons in 1995 and 1996. Coach Waller’s combined record at Woodward was 223-60 (.788%), and in his tenure he coached several girls who went on to have successful college and professional basketball careers. He was named “Coach of the Year” too many times to count by South Fulton Extra, Georgia Athletic Coaches Association, AJC Tip-Off Club, Extra Point Club, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, and Coach’s Corner. Among numerous coaching accolades, clinics, camps, sports tours, and invitationals, Coach Waller received the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Victory Club Award for 500 career wins in 2006.
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