Robert "Bob" Ford (born September 10, 1937) is a retired American football player, coach of football, lacrosse, golf and wrestling, and college athletics administrator. Ford was appointed as the head coach of the Albany Great Danes football team on April 27, 1970, where he remained until retiring after the 2013 season. From 1970 to 1972 football was a club sport at Albany and became a varsity sport in 1973.
From 1965 to 1968, Ford served as the head football coach for the St. Lawrence Saints in Canton, New York. He also coached golf and wrestling at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania, where was an assistant football coach from 1960 to 1963. Ford was Albany's head men's lacrosse coach from 1971 to 1973 and athletic director from 1978 to 1982.