John Chaplin

Photo courtesy Washington State University


Inducted into the College Dual Meet Hall of Fame in 2012 as a coach.

Head coach at Washington State University from 1974 to 1994

Record

202 wins, 15 losses (.931 winning percentage)
6 national dual-meet championships

Year Win-loss National Dual-Meet Ranking
1974 8 – 1 9
1975 7 – 3
1976 7 – 1 8
1977 8 – 1 8
1978 11 – 0 2
1979 10 – 1 7
1980 9 – 2 10
1981 11 – 0 1
1982 11 – 0 2
1983 14 – 0 1
1984 12 – 0 1
1985 8 – 0 1
1986 10 – 1 5
1987 10 – 1
1988 7 – 1 6
1989 8 – 1 8
1990 9 – 1 7
1991 10 – 0 1
1992 11 – 0 1
1993 8 – 1
1994 13 – 0 17

Links

My blog post on Chaplin’s induction
Washington State University Athletic Hall of Fame
USTFCCCA Hall of Fame
Paul Merca: Retrospective on the WSU-UW duals and Chaplin
Eugene Register-Guard, April 11, 1986: Can a big dual be a big deal?

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