Ted Coffman

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Ted Coffman
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Playing career
1926 USC
1925–1927 USC
Position(s) End (football)
Catcher (baseball)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1927–1928 New Mexico A&M
1927–1929 New Mexico A&M
1928 New Mexico A&M
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1927–1929 New Mexico A&M
Head coaching record
Overall 7–10 (football)
9–20–1 (basketball)
4–4–1 (baseball)

Theodore R. "Soapy" Coffman was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach and college athletics administrator. Coffman served as the head football coach at New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts—now New Mexico State University—from 1927 to 1928, compiling a record of 7–10. At New Mexico A&M was also the head basketball coach from 1927 to 1928 and head baseball coach in 1928, and athletic director from 1927 to 1929. A native of Santa Ana, California, Coffman played college football and college baseball at the University of Southern California (USC).[1]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
New Mexico A&M Aggies (Independent) (1927–1928)
1927 New Mexico A&M 3–5
1928 New Mexico A&M 4–5
New Mexico A&M: 7–10
Total: 7–10


  1. ^ "Ted Coffman, S. A. Boy, To Coach College". Santa Ana Register. Santa Ana, California. August 4, 1927. p. 13. Retrieved September 20, 2017 – via Newspapers.com open access publication – free to read.