Shipley as an undergraduate of the Maryland Agricultural College in 1914
|Sport(s)||Football, basketball, baseball|
January 17, 1890|
Anne Arundel County, Maryland
|Died||February 22, 1976
Washington, D. C.
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
Howard Burton Shipley (January 17, 1890 – February 22, 1976) was a multi-sport athlete and coach for the Maryland Terrapins at the University of Maryland. He is probably most remembered as the first and long-time head coach of the men's basketball team. He also coached the Maryland baseball team.
Shipley graduated from the Maryland Agricultural College (now the University of Maryland) in 1914. While there, he played basketball, baseball, and football as a quarterback. In 1923, he became the head coach for the Maryland basketball team, a position in which he would serve until 1947. During his tenure, he compiled a 243–199 record.
Head coaching record
|Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (Independent) (1919–1920)|
- University of Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame: All-Time Inductees, University of Maryland, retrieved June 12, 2009.
- David Ungrady, Tales from the Maryland Terrapins, p. 3–26, 2003, Sports Publishing LLC.
- University of Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame, The M Club, accessed 18 January 2009.