January 16, 1918|
|Died||January 4, 1962
Salt Lake City, Utah
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
Charles L. "Chick" Atkinson (January 16, 1918 – January 4, 1962) was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at Brigham Young University (BYU) from 1949 to 1955, compiling a record of 18–49–3. This included an 0–11 record in 1949.
Atkinson was a native of Pocatello, Idaho. In high school, he was all-state in football and basketball. He graduated from the University of Idaho, where was the captain of the football and basketball teams. Prior to his tenure at BYU, Atkinson coached football at Pocatello High School, where his record was 38–11. He died in 1962 at the age of 43 after being hit in the head with a racquetball.
Head coaching record
|BYU Cougars (Mountain States Conference) (1949–1955)|