Dashiell pictured in Epitome 1898, Lehigh yearbook
|Born||July 16, 1867|
|Died||July 6, 1937
|c. 1885||St. Johns (NY)|
|c. 1885||Johns Hopkins|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
Paul J. "Skinny" Dashiell (July 16, 1867 – July 6, 1937) was an American football player, coach, and university professor. He served as the head football coach at the United States Naval Academy from 1904 to 1906, compiling a record of 25–5–4. Dashiell played college football at Johns Hopkins University and at Lehigh University, and, in 1893, assisted Josh Hartwell in coaching football at Navy. Dashiell taught chemistry and mathematics at the Naval Academy. He died on July 7, 1937 at the Navy Hospital in Annapolis, Maryland.
Head coaching record
|Navy Midshipmen (Independent) (1904–1906)|
- "ARMY AND NAVY TO BATTLE; MUCH INTEREST TAKEN IN THE ANNUAL FOOTBALL CONTEST. The Game to be Played at Annapolis To-day -- Both Teams in Good Form After Months of Practice Under Experienced Coachers -- It ls West Point's Turn to Win, but the Middies Are Prepared to Make a Strong Fight". The New York Times. December 2, 1893. Retrieved October 27, 2011.
- "'SKINNY' PAUL". The New York Times. October 10, 1937. Retrieved October 27, 2011.
- "'CAPT PAUL DASHIELL DEAD IN ANNAPOLIS". Daily Boston Globe. July 7, 1937. Retrieved October 27, 2011.
- "CAPT. P. J. DASHIELL DIES IN ANNAPOLIS; Chairman of Intercollegiate Football Rules Committee From 1894 to 1911 Was 69". The New York Times. July 7, 1937. Retrieved October 27, 2011.
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