Leo McKillip
Biographical details
Born(1929-01-26)January 26, 1929
DiedDecember 24, 2013(2013-12-24) (aged 84)
Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Playing career
1948–1950Notre Dame
Position(s)Halfback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1954Kimball HS (NE)
1955–1965Idaho State (backfield)
1966–1967Idaho State
1970–1973Saint Mary's
1974–1977Edmonton Eskimos (assistant)
1978–1979Winnipeg Blue Bombers (LB/DB)
1980–1982Winnipeg Blue Bombers (DC)
1983–1984Washington Federals (DC)
1985–1992Dana
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1986–1993Dana
Head coaching record
Overall51–75–2 (college)
Tournaments0–1 (NAIA D-II playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships

William "Leo" McKillip (January 26, 1929 – December 24, 2013) was an American football coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Idaho State University from 1966 to 1967,[1] Saint Mary's College of California from 1970 to 1973, and Dana College in Blair, Nebraska, from 1985 to 1992. McKillip was also the athletic director at Dana from 1986 to 1993.

McKillip died at age 84 in 2013 in Omaha, Nebraska.[2]

Head coaching record

College

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Idaho State Bengals (Big Sky Conference) (1966–1967)
1966 Idaho State 3–6 1–3 4th
1967 Idaho State 1–9 0–4 5th
Idaho State: 4–15 1–7
Saint Mary's Gaels (NCAA College Division / Division III independent) (1970–1973)
1970 Saint Mary's 3–4
1971 Saint Mary's 3–5
1972 Saint Mary's 3–4
1973 Saint Mary's 3–4–1
Saint Mary's: 12–17–1
Dana Vikings (Nebraska Intercollegiate Athletic Conference / Nebraska-Iowa Athletic Conference) (1985–1992)
1985 Dana 1–8 0–5 6th
1986 Dana 6–4 3–2 T–2nd
1987 Dana 8–3 3–2 T–2nd L NAIA Division II First Round
1988 Dana 6–4 3–2 T–2nd
1989 Dana 6–4 2–3 T–4th
1990 Dana 3–6–1 1–3–1 5th
1991 Dana 3–6 1–4 T–5th
1992 Dana 2–8 0–6 7th
Dana: 35–43–1 13–27–1
Total: 51–75–2

References

  1. ^ "Idaho State promotes McKillip to top football coaching post". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. December 17, 1965. p. 14.
  2. ^ "William 'Leo' McKillip". McCook Gazette. McCook, Nebraska. December 27, 2013. Retrieved July 29, 2018.