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Athletic Director

Robert Tucker
Athletic Director

Somerset Independent
305 College Street
Somerset, KY  42501

Robert W. Tucker is entering his 19th year as Athletic Director at Somerset High School. Before taking on the Athletic Director’s role, Bob wore many "hats" in the athletic arena. 
     A former head basketball coach at Somerset, Bob is the all-time winningest coach in Somerset Basketball history with over 300 wins in 17 seasons. Bob was the Lexington Heralds runner up "Coach of the Year" in 1985. An original member of the "All A Classic", Bob currently serves as the 12th Region Representative for the "All A". 
     As a former golf coach, Tucker was Kentucky’s Golf Coach of the Year in both 1993 & 2000. His 1993 squad was Kentucky’s "State Champions". Tucker currently serves on the state golf committee, the governing board for high school golf in the state.   

     Bob is married to the former Sherrye Foster, who taught social studies at Meece Middle School. They have two children, Ryan (and Brandi) and Neal ( and Katelynn), one grandson, Kannon Ryan, and three granddaughters, Bennett, Bryce, and Bradley.

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