Chuck Mills

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Chuck Mills
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1928-12-01) December 1, 1928 (age 88)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1956 Citrus JC (line)
1959–1961 Pomona
1962–1963 Indiana State (PA)
1964 Merchant Marine
1965 Arizona (assistant)
1966 Kansas City Chiefs (assistant)
1967–1972 Utah State
1973–1977 Wake Forest
1980–1988 Southern Oregon
1997 Coast Guard
Head coaching record
Overall 132–133–5 (college)
Tournaments 0–1 (NCAA D-III playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 Freedom Football (1997)

Morton J. "Chuck" Mills (born December 1, 1928) is a former American football coach. He served as the head coach at Pomona College (1957–1961), Indiana University of Pennsylvania (1962–1963), the United States Merchant Marine Academy (1964), Utah State University (1967–1972), Wake Forest University (1973–1977), Southern Oregon University (1980–1988), and the United States Coast Guard Academy (1997).

Education[edit]

A native of Chicago, Illinois, Mills graduated from Illinois State University in 1950.

Coaching career[edit]

During his six years as Utah State's head coach, his teams went 38–23–1; 8–3 marks in 1971 and 1972 were the best. Mills took the first American collegiate football team to Japan. The Japanese equivalent of the Heisman Award, known as the "Mills Trophy," is presented to the top collegiate football player in Japan each year.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Pomona Sagehens (Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1959–1961)
1959 Pomona 5–4
1960 Pomona 2–7
1961 Pomona 5–4
Pomona-Pitzer: 12–15
Indiana State Indians (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference) (1962–1963)
1962 Indiana State 5–2–1 4–1–1 T–2nd (West)
1963 Indiana State 7–1–1 5–1 2nd (West)
Indiana State: 12–3–2 9–2–1
Merchant Marine Mariners (NCAA College Division independent) (1964)
1964 Merchant Marine 3–7
Merchant Marine: 3–7
Utah State Aggies (NCAA University Division independent) (1967–1972)
1967 Utah State 7–2–1
1968 Utah State 3–7
1969 Utah State 7–3
1970 Utah State 5–5
1971 Utah State 8–3
1972 Utah State 8–3
Utah State: 38–23–1
Wake Forest Demon Deacons (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1973–1977)
1973 Wake Forest 1–9–1 0–5–1 7th
1974 Wake Forest 1–10 0–6 7th
1975 Wake Forest 3–8 3–3 T–3rd
1976 Wake Forest 5–6 3–3 3rd
1977 Wake Forest 1–10 0–6 7th
Wake Forest: 11–43–1 6–23–1
Southern Oregon Raiders (Evergreen Conference) (1980–1988)
1980 Southern Oregon 2–7
1981 Southern Oregon 6–4
1982 Southern Oregon 6–4
1983 Southern Oregon 9–2
1984 Southern Oregon 6–4
1985 Southern Oregon 2–6–1
1986 Southern Oregon 4–5
1987 Southern Oregon 7–4
1988 Southern Oregon 5–4
Southern Oregon: 47–40–1
Coast Guard Bears (Freedom Football Conference) (1997)
1997 Coast Guard 9–2 6–0 1st L NCAA Division III First Round
Coast Guard: 9–2 6–0
Total: 132–133–5
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

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