|Sport(s)||Football, basketball, baseball, track|
|Born||October 23, 1889|
|Died||June 16, 1950 (aged 60)|
Los Angeles, California
|Position(s)||Quarterback, end (football)|
First baseman (baseball)
Hurder, shot putter (track)
|Head coaching record|
Philemon M. Utley (October 23, 1889 – June 16, 1950) was an American football, basketball, baseball, and track coach. He served as the head football coach at Carson–Newman University in 1913 and Lenoir–Rhyne University in 1921, compiling a career college football coaching record of 9–5. He coached the Wake Forest University men's basketball team in 1922–23 and the Demon Deacons baseball team in 1923. Utley also coached track at Wake Forest and served as the school athletic director in 1922–23.
A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, Utley attended Wake Forest from 1909 to 1913, where he played football as a quarterback and end, basketball as a guard, and baseball as a first baseman. He was also a hurdler and shot putter in track. Utley died unexpectedly on June 16, 1950, in Los Angeles, California.
- ↑ "Philemon Utley". Baseball-Reference Player Register. https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=utley-001phi.
- ↑ "Philip Utley". Sports Reference College Basketball. https://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/coaches/philip-utley-1.html.
- ↑ "Philemon Utley". Wake Forest University. https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/bitstream/handle/10339/1801/ogb_1950-09-25.pdf.
- ↑ "Death Takes Phil Utley, Deacon Coach". Asheville Citizen-Times. Associated Press (Asheville, North Carolina): p. 10. June 17, 1950. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/26648133/asheville_citizentimes/.