<p>J. Neil "Skip" Stahley (September 22, 1908 – June 27, 1992) was a college football coach and athletic director. In sixteen seasons as a head coach, his overall record was 56–85–3 (.399).
Stahley was born in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, and was a 1931 graduate of Penn State, where he majored in English and played football, earning honorable mention All-American honors. A three-sport letterman, Stahley also captained the basketball and lacrosse teams for the Nittany Lions. He later earned a master's degree from Columbia University.
Stahley began his coaching career in 1931 as an assistant at Western Maryland. In 1934, he became the head coach at Delaware, and compiled a 4–3–1 record, then moved on to Harvard as an assistant. From 1941 to 1943, Stahley was the head coach at Brown, and compiled a 14–11 (.560) record. He served in the navy in San Diego during World War II. From 1946 to 1947, Stahley coached George Washington University to a 5–10–1 record in Washington, DC. He joined the new staff under Howie Odell at Washington in Seattle in March 1948 as the backfield coach, but left two months later to be the head coach at Toledo and compiled a 11–10 record in two seasons. Stahley returned</p>