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Shibest in 2018
|Title||Special Teams Coordinator|
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||7–1 (NJCAA playoffs)|
|Accomplishments and honors|
2 NJCAA National (1998,1999)
2 KJCCC (1998,1999)
2 NJCAA Coach of the Year (1998,1999)
2 KJCCC Coach of the Year Award (1996,1998)
James Shibest (born October 31, 1964) is an American football coach and former player. He is the current Special Teams Coordinator and Tight End coach at Virginia Tech. From 1996 to 1999, he was head coach at Butler Community College, where he led the Grizzlies to two NJCAA National Championships. For most of his career, Shibest has been a Special Teams coach.
In 1994 and 1995, Shibest was the Offensive Coordinator for Garden City Community College.
In 1996, Shibest landed his first head coaching job at Butler Community College. In four years (1996-1999) Shibest led the Grizzlies to two KJCAA Conference titles and two NJCAA National Titles. He was twice named the KJCAA Coach of the year and also twice named the NJCAA Coach of the year.
He then followed Fuente to Virginia Tech in 2016.
Shibest played Wide Receiver at Arkansas from 1983-1987. He earned All-Southwest Conference honors in 1984 and 1986. In high school, Shibest was a Prep All-American Wide Receiver at MacArthur High School in Houston, Texas.
Shibest and his wife, Dianna, have two children, James John III and Jordyn Grace.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Butler CC Grizzlies (KS) (Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference) (1996–1999)|
|1996||Butler CC||7–4||3–3||4th||L NJCAA second round||15|
|1998||Butler CC||12–0||6–0||1st||W NJCAA National Championship||1|
|1999||Butler CC||11–1||6–0||1st||W NJCAA National Championship||1|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|
- ↑ "James Shibest" (in en-US). Saturday Down South. 2014-08-18. https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/coaches/james-shibest/.
- ↑ "James Shibest". http://www.olemisssports.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/shibest_james00.html.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 "James Shibest". http://www.hokiesports.com/staff/shibest_james.html.
- ↑ "James Shibest: “I can remember how chunky ol’ Austin was when he was young” - Best of Arkansas Sports" (in en-US). Best of Arkansas Sports. 2016-12-29. http://www.bestofarkansassports.com/james-shibest-can-remember-chunky-ol-austin-young/.