Carl DePasqua

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Carl DePasqua
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1927-10-28) October 28, 1927 (age 88)
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Playing career
1946–1949 Pittsburgh
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1958–1965 Pittsburgh (DB)
1966–1967 Waynesburg
1968 Pittsburgh Steelers (assistant)
1969–1972 Pittsburgh
Head coaching record
Overall 32–30
Accomplishments and honors
1 NAIA National (1966)

Carl A. DePasqua (born October 28, 1927) is a former American football player and coach. DePasqua was an assistant coach at The University of Pittsburgh under head coach John Michelosen. He later served as the head football coach at Waynesburg University from 1966 to 1967 and at the University of Pittsburgh from 1969 to 1972, compiling a career college football record of 32–30. His Waynesburg Yellow Jackets won the NAIA Football National Championship in 1966.

Coaching career[edit]


DePasqua was the head football coach for the Waynesburg Yellow Jackets located in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. He held that position for the 1966 and 1967 seasons.[1] His coaching record at Waynesburg was 19 wins and 1 losses. As of the conclusion of the 2010 season, this ranks him #10 at Waynesburg in total wins and #2 at the school in winning percentage (.950).[2]


DePasqua was an assistant coach for the University of Pittsburgh Panthers in the 1960s until the firing of head coach John Michelson after the 1965 season. In 1968, DePasqua served as an assistant coach in the NFL for the Pittsburgh Steelers before taking the position as the head coach with the University of Pittsburgh Panthers from 1969 to 1972. His Panther teams did turn in convincing wins against powerhouse teams such as West Virginia and Syracuse and posted a competitive season in 1970. His record at Pittsburgh was 13 wins and 29 losses, with a winning percentage of .310.[3]


  1. ^ Shafer, Ian. "Waynesburg University (All seasons results)". College Football Reference. Retrieved February 14, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Waynesberg College Football Media Guide". Sidearm DMG. p. 79. Retrieved February 14, 2011. 
  3. ^ DeLassus, David. "All-Time Coaching Records: Carl A. DePasqua Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved February 15, 2011.