Head FB Coach

Independence High School is excited to announce the hiring of Robert Henderson as Head Football Coach! Coach Henderson comes to IHS with deep roots in football, spanning from his playing days at the US Naval Academy Preparatory School in Newport to his coaching stints at the college level and high school level in Arkansas, Texas, and most recently the Head Football Coach and weights teacher at Cherryvale High School.  As a high school coach, he has mentored 22 All-District performers as a position coach, coordinator, and Head Coach. He has also mentored 6 All-State performers in his high school coaching career. Robert has been married for 8 years to his wife Katie, they have a 2-year-old daughter Emery and are expecting a baby boy on May 10th. 

We are excited to welcome Robert, Katie, Emery, and their soon to be baby boy to our Bulldog family!