Paul Webb

Paul Webb (born June 29, 1929)

Teams coached: Randolph-Macon Yellow Jackets, Old Dominion Monarchs
Randolph-Macon record^: 315-158 (.666)
Old Dominion record^: 196-99 (.664)
Overall record^: 511-257 (.665)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  3  (1980, 1982, 1985)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  5  (1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1984)
  • Sun Belt Regular Season Champion:  1  (1983)
  • Mason-Dixon (Div II) Conference Championships:  3  (1965, 1966, 1975)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  5  (1965, 1966, 1974, 1975, 1976)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

1975-1985 Old Dominion
1956-1975 Randolph-Macon

Paul Webb Facts

  • Paul E. Webb, Jr.
  • Born June 29, 1929
  • Alma Mater: College of William & Mary (BA, 1951)
  • Played baseball and basketball at William & Mary, the latter under head coach Bernard Wilson
  • Spent 19 seasons as the head coach at Randolph-Macon, a member of the NCAA College Division (now split between D-II and D-III)
    • Went 315-158 overall, reaching the (now D-II) NCAA Tournament four times and winning three Mason-Dixon Conference titles
  • Left RMC to be the head coach at Old Dominion in 1975, coaching them in their last year at D-II and into D-I competition starting in 1976
    • Compiled an overall record of 196-99 in ten seasons at the helm, reaching the postseason in nine of ten seasons
    • Made the NCAA D-II Final Four in his first year, then went on to get three D-I NCAA bids and five NIT bids with ODU
    • His 1982-83 Monarchs won the Sun Belt title, the program’s first Division I conference championship
  • Inducted into the William & Mary HOF (c/o 1951), Old Dominion Sports HOF (c/o 1990) and the Randolph-Macon HOF (c/o 1997)

Paul Webb Coaching Tree

  • Hal Nunnally (Randolph-Macon)
  • Mike Pollio (Eastern Kentucky, VCU, Kentucky Wesleyan)
  • Oliver Purnell (DePaul, Clemson, Dayton, Old Dominion, Radford)

 

^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA University Division (D-I) and College Division (D-II and D-III) levels; note that ODU moved up to Division I in 1976

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