Bob Breitenstein (American football coach)
Breitenstein pictured in The Rhododendron 1962, Appalachian State yearbook
|Born||July 24, 1913|
|Died||March 28, 2002 (aged 88)|
Boone, North Carolina
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1946–1948||Shaker Heights HS (OH)|
|1949–1955||Miami (FL) (backfield)|
|1957–1958||Appalachian State (assistant)|
|1960–1963||Appalachian State (assistant)|
|Head coaching record|
Robert Logan Breitenstein (July 24, 1913 – March 28, 2002) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Appalachian State Teachers College—now known as Appalachian State University—for one season in 1959, compiling a record of 6–4.
Breitenstein was a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he played college football as a halfback. Breitenstein coached high school football at Shaker Heights High School in Shaker Heights, Ohio. He resigned as head football coach there in 1949 to take a job as backfield coach under Andy Gustafson at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. At Miami, he coached quarterback George Mira and fullback Don Bosseler. Breitenstein died in 2002.
Head coaching record
|Appalachian State Mountaineers (North State Conference) (1959)|
- Mike Flynn, ed. (2009). "History and Traditions: All-Time Coaching Records". Appalachian Football 2009 Media Guide (PDF). Appalachian Sports Information. p. 184.
- Peavy, Margaret (September 23, 1954). "Family Life Centers Around Florida Room". The Miami News. Miami, Florida. p. 2-B. Retrieved August 11, 2015.
- "Breitenstein Quits to Join U. Miami". Miami Daily News. Miami, Florida. Associated Press. May 22, 1949. p. 6-D. Retrieved August 10, 2015 – via Google News.
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