Andrew Althage enters his third season as an assistant coach for the Washington University women's basketball team in 2016.
During his time with WashU, the Bears have won two University Athletic Association (UAA) titles while advancing deep into the NCAA tournament. In 2015-16, the Bears advanced to the quarterfinals before falling to the eventual champions.
Althage joined the staff for the 2014-15 season, bringing 10 years of high school coaching experience to WashU. Most recently, he spent three years as the boys assistant and freshman coach at Lindbergh High School. Althage was also the boys varsity coach for four seasons at Windsor High School. While at Windsor, he coached two players to academic all-state honors, and led the team from an 0-26 mark to a district semifinal appearance. Althage began his coaching career with a three-year stint as the junior varsity coach at Bishop DuBourg High School.
A St. Louis native, Althage was a two-year starter and four-year member of the varsity at Bishop DuBourg. He played one season at Missouri Baptist University, before transferring to Fontbonne University, where he played one season.
Althage earned bachelor's degrees in education and biology from Fontbonne in 2006. He received his Master of Education Administration in athletic administration from William Woods University in 2013. Althage teaches at Truman Middle School in St. Louis.