Hall of Fame

Bob Hooper

TYPE Meritorious Service/Coach


Bob Hooper will always be remembered for his love for David Lipscomb University. After graduating from Lipscomb in 1954, Bob would return to Lipscomb in 1960 to begin his long working relationship until his retirement in 1998. During his career Bob was a fixture on the Lipscomb campus with his dedication as one of the school’s most respected professors. Bob would serve as Chairman of the Lipscomb History and Political Science Department from 1963-1993. Bob’s love for Lipscomb athletics has been invaluable working with Lipscomb athletes, the Bison Club and serving as the school’s tennis coach in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. Bob is also considered an outstanding author showing his dedication for Lipscomb with his historical writings. Because of his love for Lipscomb athletics Bob Hooper, the historian, will always be a part of Lipscomb athletic history.