George Chaump
Biographical details
Born (1936-04-28) April 28, 1936 (age 84)
Playing career
1957Bloomsburg (PA)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Ohio State (assistant)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (asst.)
Central Dauphin HS (PA)
Harrisburg HS (PA)
Central Dauphin East HS (PA)
Head coaching record
Overall71–73–2 (college)
Tournaments4–2 (NCAA D-I-AA playoffs)
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
1 SoCon (1988)
2 PSAC Western Division (1984–1985)

George Chaump (born April 28, 1936) is a former American football player and coach. He served as head coach at at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (1982–1985), Marshall University (1986–1989), and the United States Naval Academy (1990–1994), compiling a career college football record of 71–73–2. In 1987, Chaump led his Marshall Thundering Herd squad to the NCAA Division I-AA title game.

Coaching careerEdit

From 1986 to 1989, Chaump coached at Marshall, where he compiled a 33–16–1 record. This record includes back-to-back ten-win seasons in 1987 and 1988. From 1990 to 1994, he coached at Navy, where he compiled a 14–41 record. He was previously the quarterbacks coach at Ohio State under head coach Woody Hayes. He was also a running backs coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

After leaving Navy, Chaump returned to coaching at Central Dauphin High School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1997. He stayed there through the 2002 season, before taking over the head coaching duties at Harrisburg High School prior to the 2003 season. Chaump's tenure at Harrisburg ended in 2010.

Starting in the 2011 season, Chaump has been head coach of the Central Dauphin East High School football team in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Head coaching recordEdit


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs NCAA Poll#
IUP Indians (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference) (1982–1984)
1982 IUP 4–6 3–3 T–4th (West)
1983 IUP 5–5 4–2 T–2nd (West)
1984 IUP 7–3 4–2 T–1st (West)
1985 IUP 8–2–1 6–0 1st (West)
IUP: 24–16–1 8–10
Marshall Thundering Herd (Southern Conference) (1986–1989)
1986 Marshall 6–4–1 3–3 5th
1987 Marshall 10–5 4–2 2nd L NCAA Division I-AA Championship 14
1988 Marshall 11–2 6–1 T–1st L NCAA Division I-AA Quarterfinal 7
1989 Marshall 6–5 4–2 2nd
Marshall: 33–16–1 17–8
Navy Midshipmen (NCAA Division I-A Independent) (1990–1994)
1990 Navy 5–6
1991 Navy 1–10
1992 Navy 1–10
1993 Navy 4–7
1994 Navy 3–8
Navy: 14–41
Total: 71–73–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final NCAA Poll.

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