Bob Fish - HEAD COACH / OL
A graduate of Greenwich Central High School (class of 1994) was a scholar-athlete at Hamilton College (1994-1998) where he was presented with the Jack B. Riffle Award in 1998. This award is given annually to the Most Outstanding Athlete in the senior class. Bob's career with the Greenjackets started in 1998 as a player. He started on defense for the Greenjackets in 1998 and ended the season being named defensive rookie of the year. In 1999 he returned to the defensive side of the ball and was named defensive lineman of the year. In 2000, Fish moved to the offensive line where he was a standout at the left tackle position. After moving to the “dark-side” and playing offense, he was an EFL All-Star in 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, and was named an AFA All-American in 2003 and 2004, and a Minor League Football News All-American in 2003 and 2004.
Following a season ending knee injury in 2002, Bob Fish became a player/coach for the Greenjackets and took over as the team’s offensive line coach. During his time as a player/offensive line coach from 2002-04, Fish helped guide the team to a three divisional titles, and back to back Empire Football League Championships in 2003 and 2004.
In 2008, Fish returned to the Greenjackets’ family as the offensive line coach. As acting offensive line coach from 2008 to 2009, the Greenjackets won back to back NAFL Empire Division Championships and in 2009 posted a 14-1 record while being crowned the NAFL Northeast Region Champion.
Fish was named Northeast Region Assistant Coach of the Year in 2004, by Minor League Football News, and in 2008 he was named offensive line coach of the NAFL All-Star team.
In 1998, Fish was invited to a Canadian Football League Regional Combine held in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a member of the U.S. All Star Team in 1999 and traveled to Hawaii to play in an All Star game. He also had try-outs with the Montreal Allouettes of the Canadian Football League, and signed with the Albany Conquest (AF2).
Fish retired as a player following the 2004 season and was inducted into the Minor League Football News Hall of Fame as part of their inaugural class in December 2004. In 2009, more honors were bestowed upon Fish when he was inducted into the Glens Falls Greenjackets Hall of Fame and was also presented with the Glens Falls Greenjackets Alumni Award. Fish is currently employed by the New York State Office of Court Administration as a Resource Coordinator.