Bud Chadwick played football as an end at Cal Poly from 1953-55,
lettered each of the three seasons and was a starter in every game.
He earned first-team Little-All Coast in 1954, first-team
All-California Collegiate Athletic Association in 1954 and
first-team All-Southern California Small Colleges in 1954. Chadwick
earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Cal Poly.
Chadwick played one season with the Saskatchewan RoughRiders in 1956 before embarking on a long teaching and coaching career -- Mission Prep (1957), Atascadero High School (1958-60), San Rafael High (1961-63), Montgomery High (1964-70), Santa Barbara City College (1972-75) and James Logan High (1978-84) in Union City.
He also was a special conditioning football coach at UC Santa Barbara in 1971 and also was a tennis coach at Logan High and coached several amateur teams such as the Fremont Cavaliers, Alameda County Sheriff's and Hayward Gladiators. He also played football, basketball and baseball at Petaluma High School, football and rugby for the Petaluma Leghorns from 1949-50 and football at Fort Ord in 1952, earning All-Army honorable mention honors.
Chadwick’s three teams at Cal Poly went 22-7 including the undefeated, untied 1953 squad (9-0).