Robert Wade Barnwell (January 1, 1916 – September 19, 1985) was an American football and basketball coach. He served as the head football coach at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois for one season, in 1944 season, compiling a record of 0–8. Barnwell was also the head basketball coach at Western Illinois from 1943 to 1946, tallying a mark of 24–22. Barnwell attended Missouri State University and Columbia University Teachers' College prior to coming to Western Illinois.
Barnwell died in 1985.
Head coaching record
|Western Illinois Leathernecks (Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference)|