Andy Chester received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas Wesleyan in 1987. Certified to teach English and Physical Education, Andy began coaching and teaching high school English in 1988 and spent the next 18 years working in Texas high schools: Jacksonville, Saginaw Boswell, Priddy, Amarillo, Flower Mound Marcus, and Palmer. In 2006, Andy joined Life School as coordinator of the new athletic program at Life School Red Oak. In 2008, Andy became the district’s athletic director which included two junior high and two high schools that participate in University Interscholastic League. He was responsible for over 40 coaches and more than 800 students who participated in fifteen interscholastic sports.
During his many years in education, Andy has served on numerous campus and district planning committees, has chaired UIL District Committees and has spent time as a campus administrator. Andy received the Mirabeau B. Lamar Educator of the Year in 2004 and was honored twice as District Basketball Coach of the Year.
Andy and his wife Kimberly, a teacher with Life School, have two daughters, Sarah and Katie.