|| Bill Cubit
A veteran coach of more than 26 years, Bill Cubit joined the Cardinal coaching staff on March 6, 2003 as the team's quarterbacks coach. This season, Cubit will assume the responsibilities of offensive coordinator as well as coaching quarterbacks.
Cubit has a wealth of experience both as a head coach and coordinator. He was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Rutgers University for two seasons (2001-02) prior to joining the Cardinal staff. Throughout his career, Cubit has spent 14 seasons as a head coach on the high school and college level and six years as an offensive coordinator at three NCAA Division I schools.
Prior to his two years at Rutgers, Cubit was the offensive coordinator at the University of Missouri in 2000.
From 1997-99, he was the offensive coordinator at Western Michigan University, where he coached record-setting quarterback Tim Lester. Lester left WMU as the No. 4 rated passer in NCAA history with 11,299 yards and No. 6 all-time in touchdown passes with 87. In 1999, Cubit's offense broke 26 school and conference records and was ranked 11th nationally in passing offense (311.8 yards per game) and 23rd in scoring offense (31.1 points per game).
During his tenure at Western Michigan, the Broncos went 22-12 overall. In 1998, WMU was ranked ninth in the nation in passing offense, 12th in total offense and 20th in scoring offense.
Cubit was the head coach at NCAA Division III Widener University in Philadelphia for five seasons (1992-96). He led his teams to an overall record of 34-18-1, winning two Middle American Conference championships and advancing to the NCAA Playoffs on two occasions. Cubit was twice named the conference's Coach of the Year (1994, 1995) after posting records of 10-2 in '94 and 8-3 in '95.
Cubit's other stops on the college level included two years (1990-91) at the University of Akron as the running backs coach, one season (1989) as the quarterbacks coach at the University of Florida and three years at Central Florida (1983-85) as the secondary coach and Assistant Head Coach (1985).
On the high school level, Cubit was a successful head coach for nine years at three different schools: 1977-81 at Sharon Hills HS in Pennsylvania, where he compiled an overall record of 39-9-2; 1982 at Academy Park HS in Pennsylvania, where he went a perfect 10-0; and three years at Martin County HS in Florida from 1986-88, where he went an impressive 30-6.
A native of Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania, Cubit earned his Bachelor's degree in business from the University of Delaware in 1975. He earned his Master's degree in education from St. Joseph's in Philadelphia in 1979. While at Delaware, Cubit played quarterback and wide receiver for the Blue Hens, earning All-America recognition in 1974.
He and his wife, Nancy, have three children: Stacey, Sheri and Ryan. Ryan is a junior quarterback at Western Michigan University.
|1975-76||Swarthmore HS - Backs / Receivers|
|1977-81||Sharon Hill HS (PA) - Head Coach|
|1982||Academy Park HS (PA) - Head Coach|
|1983-85||Central Florida - Secondary /|
|Assistant Head Coach (1985)|
|1986-88||Martin County HS (Fla.) - Head Coach|
|1989||Florida - Quarterbacks|
|1990-91||Akron - Running Backs|
|1992-96||Widener University - Head Coach|
|1997-99||Western Michigan - Offensive Coord./QBs|
|2000||Missouri - Offensive Coordinator / QBs|
|2001-02||Rutgers - Offensive Coordinator / QBs|
|2003-04||Stanford - Quarterbacks (2003), |
|Offensive Coordinator/QBs (2004)|
|1989||Freedom Bowl - Florida |
Prominent Players Coached
Tim Lester, QB, Western Michigan
Jake Moreland, TE, Western Michigan
Shane Matthews, QB, Florida
Kirk Farmer, QB, Missouri
The Cubit File
Full Name: William John Cubit
Hometown: Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania
High School: Sharon Hill
College: Delaware, 1975 (B.S., Business)
Graduate Degree: St. Joseph's, 1979 (M.A., Education)
Children: Stacey, Sheri, Ryan
Playing Experience: QB/WR, Delaware, 1971-74