Chuck Noe

Chuck Noe (1924-2003)

Teams coached: VMI Keydets, Virginia Tech Hokies, South Carolina Gamecocks, VCU Rams
VMI record: 24-46 (.343)
Virginia Tech record: 109-51 (.681)
South Carolina record: 15-21 (.417)
VCU record: 95-42 (.693)
Overall record: 243-160 (.603)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • SoCon Regular Season Champion:  1  (1960)


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

1970-1976 VCU
1962-1964 South Carolina
1955-1962 Virginia Tech
1952-1955 VMI
1948-1949 Virginia (asst)

Chuck Noe Facts

  • Charles Warren Noe
  • Born November 13, 1924
  • Died December 8, 2003
  • Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky
  • Alma Mater: University of Virginia (BA, 1950)
  • The Louisville-native played basketball and baseball at Virginia, the former for head coach Gus Tebell
    • Briefly played in the Boston Red Sox organization but injury ended his playing career in 1948
  • Started his coaching career at UVA, spending one year as an assistant basketball coach under Tebell
  • Served as the head basketball, baseball and football coach at Madison County HS (VA) for 1950-51
    • Then spent one year as the head basketball coach at Hopewell HS (VA)
  • Hired by VMI in 1952 to coach both basketball and baseball, serving in both roles for three seasons
    • Was 24-46 on the basketball court, finishing below .500 each season at the helm
  • Left for Virginia Tech in 1955, coaching the Hokies for seven seasons and winning 109 games
  • Next up was a two-year stint at South Carolina, where he was 15-21 overall as head coach
  • After some years out of coaching, Noe was hired as head basketball coach and athletic director at VCU in 1970
    • Coached the Rams for six seasons, going 95-42 overall and winning at least 15 games per year
  • Worked as a sports radio host in Richmond, Virginia for some time after his coaching career
  • Passed away in 2003 at the age of 79 in Richmond

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