|Born||September 28, 1904|
|Died||July 18, 1978(aged 73)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
2 Border (1931, 1938)
Theodore E. Shipkey (September 28, 1904 – July 18, 1978) was an American football player, coach of football and basketball, and college athletics administrator. Playing football at Stanford University from 1924 to 1926, he was a two-time and All-American selection. Shipkey served as head football coach at Arizona State Teachers College at Tempe, now Arizona State University (1930–1932), the University of New Mexico (1937–1941), and the University of Montana (1949–1951), compiling a career college football coaching record of 55–43–4. He was also the head basketball coach at Arizona State from 1930 to 1933, tallying a mark of 32–30.
Shipkey played end for Stanford under Pop Warner, and was an All-American in 1925 and 1926. He played in two Rose Bowls, and scored Stanford's only touchdowns in both the 1925 Rose Bowl, which Stanford lost to Notre Dame, 27–10, and the 1927 Rose Bowl, which ended in a 7–7 tie with Alabama.
From 1930 to 1932, he coached at Arizona State, and compiled a 13–10–2 record. From 1937 to 1941 he coached at New Mexico, where he compiled a 30–17–2 record. From 1949 to 1951, he coached at Montana, where he compiled a 12–16 record.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Arizona State Bulldogs (Independent) (1930)|
|Arizona State Bulldogs (Border Conference) (1931–1932)|
|New Mexico Lobos (Border Conference) (1937–1941)|
|1938||New Mexico||8–3||4–2||T–1st||L Sun|
|Montana Grizzlies (Pacific Coast Conference) (1949)|
|Montana Grizzlies (Independent) (1950)|
|Montana Grizzlies (Skyline Conference) (1951)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|