Art Hillebrand

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Art Hillebrand
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Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1877-03-09)March 9, 1877
Freeport, Illinois
Died December 14, 1941(1941-12-14) (aged 64)
Waubay, South Dakota
Playing career
1896–1899 Princeton
1900 Princeton
Position(s) Tackle (football)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1901–1902 Navy
1903–1905 Princeton
1901–1902 Navy
1903–1905 Princeton
Head coaching record
Overall 35–15–2 (football)
65–31 (baseball)
Accomplishments and honors
1 National (1903)
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1970 (profile)

Arthur Ralph Thomas "Doc" Hillebrand (March 9, 1877 – December 14, 1941) was an American football and baseball player and coach. He played college football as a tackle for Princeton University. Hillebrand served was head football coach at the United States Naval Academy from 1901 to 1902 and at his alma mater, Princeton, from 1903 to 1905, compiling a career college football coaching record of 35–15–2.[1] Hillebrand was also the head baseball coach at Navy and Princeton during the same years, tallying a career college baseball coaching mark of 65–31. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as player in 1970.

Coaching career[edit]

Hillebrand was the ninth head football at the United States Naval Academy located in Annapolis, Maryland and he held that position for two seasons, from 1901 until 1902. His coaching record at Navy was 8–11–2.

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Navy Midshipmen (Independent) (1901–1902)
1901 Navy 6–4–1
1902 Navy 2–7–1
Navy: 8–11–2
Princeton Tigers (Independent) (1903–1905)
1903 Princeton 11–0
1904 Princeton 8–2
1905 Princeton 8–2
Princeton: 27–4
Total: 35–15–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth


  1. ^ "Hillebrand Engaged as Princeton Coach" (PDF). The New York Times. December 11, 1902. Retrieved May 19, 2008. 

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