Belton head football coach and athletic director Bob Shipley is calling it a career after 32 years.
On Friday, Shipley announced via twitter that at the end of this school year, Shipley would be retiring after spending the past three years with the Belton program.
My journey started 32 years ago. Today I announced my retirement. Not sure what my next career will be but I've been blessed to be a coach! pic.twitter.com/X3ujZZ6pdY
— Bob Shipley (@RobertShipley2) January 6, 2017
Prior to his last stop at Belton, Shipley worked at Texas in the player personnel department as a football analyst. He also had stops at Brownwood, Coppell, Burnett and Rotan High School and compiled a career 144-62 career record with appearances in back-to-back appearances in the 3A DI state finals in 2002 and 2003.
Belton went 19-16 and had postseason berths in all three years and two playoff victories during Shipley’s tenure. They finished 2016 with an 8-4 record with a playoff win over South Grand Prairie before losing to Allen in the area round.
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