Roy Engle

Roy Winfield Engle (November 25, 1917 – July 7, 2005) was an American football and baseball player and coach.[1] After completing a college football career at the University of Southern California (USC), he served as the head football coach at Santa Barbara College of the University of California—now known as the University of California, Santa Barbara—from 1949 to 1951, compiling a record of 14–14.[2] He was also the head baseball coach at Santa Barbara from 1952 to 1952, tallying a mark of 30–25.

Roy Engle
Biographical details
Born(1917-11-25)November 25, 1917
Sheldon, Iowa
DiedJuly 7, 2005(2005-07-07) (aged 87)
Rancho Bernardo, California
Playing career
1943Saint Mary's Pre-Flight
1940Tulsa Oilers
1940Tyler Trojans
Position(s)Fullback (football)
Catcher (baseball)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1947–1948USC (RB)
1949–1951Santa Barbara
1942Hoover HS (CA)
1952–1953Santa Barbara
1953–1960Hoover HS (CA)
Head coaching record
Overall14–14 (college football)

Engle also spent a summer in the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Browns minor league program.[3]

Head coaching record

College football

Year Team Overall ConferenceStanding Bowl/playoffs
Santa Barbara Gauchos (California Collegiate Athletic Association) (1949–1951)
1949 Santa Barbara 2–71–3T–3rd
1950 Santa Barbara 7–33–12nd
1951 Santa Barbara 5–41–34th
Santa Barbara: 14–145–5


  1. "University of California, Santa Barbara". Baseball-Reference Bullpen. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  2. "Roy Engle". San Diego Tribune. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  3. "Roy Engle". Baseball-Reference. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
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