Albert Welles Ristine (May 1, 1878 – December 13, 1935) was the seventh head football coach for the Iowa State University Cyclones located in Ames, Iowa and he held that position for five seasons, from 1902 until 1906. His career coaching record at Iowa state was 36 wins, 10 losses, and 1 ties. This ranks him third at Iowa state in total wins and first at Iowa state in winning percentage. He attended Harvard University. He died at a physician's office in Virginia in 1935.