Anderson was the head college football coach for the North ParkVikings located in Chicago, Illinois. He held that position for 8 seasons, from 1978 until 1985. His coaching record at North Park was 15 wins and 57 losses. As of the conclusion of the 2012 season, this ranks him #2 at North Park in total wins and #8 at the school in winning percentage (.208).
After North Park, Anderson became the 17th head football coach for the Howard Payne University Yellow Jackets located in Brownwood, Texas and he held that position for four seasons, from 1988 until 1991. His career coaching record at Howard Payne was 24 wins, 18 losses, and 0 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2007 season, this ranks him seventh at Howard Payne in total wins and seventh at Howard Payne in winning percentage (.571).