Stauffer was the first head football coach at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and he held that position for four seasons, from 1896 until 1899. His record at Dickinson was 22–11–2. Dickinson played football as far back as 1885, but no official coach was kept on record prior to Stauffer.
After Dickinson, Stauffer became the head coach at Pennsylvania Military College—now known as Widener University—in Chester, Pennsylvania serving for the 1900 and 1901 seasons. His team posted a 7–3 mark his first year and a compiled 3–5 record in 1901.
↑Draft registration card dated September 12, 1918, for Nathan Pennypacker Stauffer, born January 1, 1875, residing in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, employed in Philadelphia as an ear nose and throat specialist. Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Registration Location: Delaware County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1877946; Draft Board: 1.