Garbee pictured in The Rhododendron 1942, Appalachian State yeabook
May 29, 1907|
|Died||November 8, 1996
|1929–1930||Southwest Missouri State|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
Eugene Emmett Garbee (May 29, 1907 – November 8, 1996) was an American football and basketball coach and college administrator. He was the third head football coach and the first head basketball coach at Appalachian State Teachers College—now known as Appalachian State University—located in Boone, North Carolina.
Garbee was born on May 29, 1907 in Billings, Missouri. He graduated from Southwest Missouri State Teacher's College–now known as Missouri State University–in 1931 with a bachelor's degree. He later earned a master's degree from George Peabody College—now Peabody College, a division of Vanderbilt University—and a doctorate from New York University. He taught health and physical education at Drake University from 1949 to 1952. Garbee was president of Upper Iowa University from 1952 to 1970. He died on November 8, 1996 in Winslow, Arizona.
Head coaching record
|Appalachian State Mountaineers (North State Conference) (1933–1934)|
|Appalachian State Mountaineers (North State Conference) (1934–1935)|
- Mike Flynn, ed. (2009). "History and Traditions: All-Time Coaching Records". Appalachian Football 2009 Media Guide (PDF). Appalachian Sports Information. p. 184.
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- "GARBEE, Eugene ( -1996)". Iagenweb.org. Retrieved January 21, 2012.
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