Keith Chapman
Assistant DL
PHONE: (803) 321-5654 EMAIL: ira.chapman@newberry.edu
Keith Chapman

The 2017 season is Keith Chapman's 10th as a volunteer assistant coach with the Newberry College football team. Currently assisting Jarvis Littlejohn with the defensive line, Chapman has coached fullbacks and tight ends and assisted in various aspects of the program.


Chapman served as the defensive coordinator at Mid-Carolina High School from 2003-05.


Prior to coaching at Newberry, Chapman was a high school coach and athletic director at schools across South Carolina, and was the athletic director at Newberry High from 2000-02.


Chapman is familiar with Newberry College football as a student-athlete, playing under the legendary coaches Fred Herren and Harvey Kirkland. Chapman lettered four years as a defensive back, playing from 1967-70 for the Indians.


Chapman graduated from Newberry College in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Political Science. Chapman then went on to gain his Master’s in Teaching with an emphasis in Social Studies in 1978.