Bob Chipman (basketball)

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Bob Chipman
Washburn basketball coach, Bob Chipman (cropped).png
Chipman during a game in February 2017
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Washburn
Conference MIAA
Biographical details
Born (1951-05-18) May 18, 1951 (age 66)
Playing career
1969–1971 Mott CC
1971–1973 Kansas State
Position(s) Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1976–1979 Washburn (asst.)
1979–present Washburn
Head coaching record
Overall 788–343 (.697)
Accomplishments and honors
NAIA championship (1987)
MIAA Coach of the Year (1992, 1993, 2004)

Bob Chipman (born May 18, 1951) is a college basketball head coach who has coached Washburn University since 1979. He is the 21st-winningest coach in college basketball history, with 788 wins entering the 2016–17 season.

His 1986–1987 Washburn team won the NAIA national championship, and his 2000–2001 team was the NCAA Division II national runner-up.[1]

His 1992–1993 Washburn team advanced to the Elite 8 of the NCAA Men's Division II Basketball Championship, and his 2000–2001 team advanced to the championship game of the NCAA Men's Division II Basketball Championship.[2]

On July 12, 2016, Chipman announced that he would retire at the end of the 2016–17 season.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "2011-12 Men's Basketball Coaching Staff". Washburn Athletics. Retrieved 2013-05-19. 
  2. ^ "2013-14 Men's Basketball Media Guide". Washburn Athletics. Retrieved 2014-07-26. 
  3. ^ "Bob Chipman Announces Retirement ar the End of the 2016-17 Season". Washburn Ichabods. July 12, 2016. Retrieved August 27, 2016.