Bob Chipman (basketball)

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Bob Chipman
Washburn basketball coach, Bob Chipman (cropped).png
Chipman during a game in February 2017
Current position
TitleHead coach
Annual salary$150,153[1]
Biographical details
Born (1951-05-18) May 18, 1951 (age 68)
Playing career
1969–1971Mott CC
1971–1973Kansas State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1976–1979Washburn (asst.)
Head coaching record
Overall808–353 (.696)
Accomplishments and honors
NAIA championship (1987)
MIAA Coach of the Year (1992, 1993, 2004)

Robert Chipman (born May 18, 1951) is an American retired college basketball coach who coached Washburn University from 1979 to 2017. He is the 24th-winningest coach in college basketball history, with 808 wins.

His 1986–1987 Washburn team won the NAIA national championship, and his 2000–2001 team was the NCAA Division II national runner-up.[2]

His 1992–1993 Washburn team advanced to the Elite 8 of the NCAA Men's Division II Basketball Championship, and his 2000–2001 team advanced to the championship game of the NCAA Men's Division II Basketball Championship.[3]

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  1. ^ "Database: Public employee salaries - The Topeka Capital-Journal". The Topeka Capital. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  2. ^ "2011-12 Men's Basketball Coaching Staff". Washburn Athletics. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  3. ^ "2013-14 Men's Basketball Media Guide". Washburn Athletics. Retrieved July 26, 2014.