Rocky Rees

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Rocky Rees
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1949-06-09) June 9, 1949 (age 67)
Playing career
1967–1970 West Chester
Position(s) Running back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1971 West Chester (GA)
1972–1973 Newark HS (DE) (assistant)
1974–1976 Newark HS (DE)
1977–1983 Bucknell (OC)
1984 Colgate (assistant)
1985–1989 Susquehanna
1990–2010 Shippensburg
Head coaching record
Overall 159–125–2 (college)
Tournaments 1–3 (NCAA D-II playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
3 MAC (1986–1987, 1989)
1 PSAC Western Division (2004)
1 PSAC Eastern Division (2009)

William M. "Rocky" Rees (born June 9, 1949) is a former American football player and coach. Rees served as the head football coach at Susquehanna University from 1985 to 1989 and at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania from 1990 to 2010, compiling a career college football record of 159–125–2.

Rees grew up in Morristown, New Jersey and was captain of the football team at Bayley-Ellard High School.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Susquehanna Crusaders (Middle Atlantic Conference) (1985–1989)
1985 Susquehanna 3–7
1986 Susquehanna 11–1 1st
1987 Susquehanna 8–2 1st
1988 Susquehanna 6–4
1989 Susquehanna 8–1–1 1st
Susquehanna: 36–15–1
Shippensburg Red Raiders (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference) (1990–2010)
1990 Shippensburg 5–6 2–4 5th (West)
1991 Shippensburg 10–3 4–2 2nd (West) L NCAA Division II Quarterfinal
1992 Shippensburg 3–7–1 2–3–1 4th (West)
1993 Shippensburg 6–5 2–4 T–5th (West)
1994 Shippensburg 5–6 2–4 T–4th (West)
1995 Shippensburg 3–8 2–4 5th (West)
1996 Shippensburg 3–8 2–4 5th (West)
1997 Shippensburg 6–4 4–2 2nd (West)
1998 Shippensburg 7–4 4–2 3rd (West)
1999 Shippensburg 8–3 4–2 3rd (West)
2000 Shippensburg 5–6 2–4 T–4th (West)
2001 Shippensburg 8–3 5–1 2nd (West)
2002 Shippensburg 6–5 4–2 T–2nd (West)
2003 Shippensburg 8–3 4–2 3rd (West)
2004 Shippensburg 10–2 5–1 T–1st (West) L NCAA Division II First Round
2005 Shippensburg 4–7 2–4 5th (West)
2006 Shippensburg 5–6 3–3 T–4th (West)
2007 Shippensburg 3–8 2–4 5th (West)
2008 Shippensburg 4–7 3–4 2nd (East)
2009 Shippensburg 9–3 6–1 1st (East) L NCAA Division II Second Round
2010 Shippensburg 5–6 3–4 5th (East)
Shippensburg: 123–110–1 67–61–1
Total: 159–125–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Football Coaching Staff: Rocky Rees, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Raiders football team. Accessed August 19, 2012. "Rees played football at Bayley Ellard Regional High School in Madison, New Jersey where he twice named All-County and was selected as a team captain his senior season. Following graduation in 1967, the Morristown, New Jersey native attended West Chester University where he earned All-PSAC Eastern Division honors as a running back in 1968 and 1970."

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