|Born||December 28, 1953|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1982||Alabama Magic (AFA)|
|1983||Carolina Storm (AFA)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|1 AFA (1983)|
1 SAC-8 (1985)
2 Big South (2002–2003)
|AFA Coach of the Year (1983)|
SAC-8 Coach of the Year (1985)
Div II National Coach of Year (1985)
2x Big South Coach of the Year (2002–2003)
Steve Patton (born December 28, 1953) is a former American football coach He served as the head football coach at Mars Hill College—now known as Mars Hill University—from 1985 to 1986, at North Greenville University from 1995 to 1996, and at Gardner–Webb University from 1997 to 2010, compiling a career college football coaching record of 117–89–1.
On December 3, 2010, Gardner–Webb announced it would not be renewing the contract of Patton or his staff.
Head coaching record
|Mars Hill Lions (SAC-8) (1985–1986)|
|North Greenville Crusaders (NCAA Division II Independent) (1995–1996)|
|Gardner–Webb Runnin' Bulldogs (South Atlantic Conference) (1997–1999)|
|Gardner–Webb Runnin' Bulldogs (NCAA Division II Independent) (2000–2001)|
|Gardner–Webb Runnin' Bulldogs (Big South Conference) (2002–2010)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title or championship game berth|
- Alan Ford (December 2, 2010). "Gardner-Webb decides to make a football coaching change". The Shelby (NC) Star. Archived from the original on July 28, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter
- Final poll standings are from The Sports Network Archived April 29, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.