- Category : 1927-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (5,13,20,34,46)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Four Ways 1
American college football and baseball coach in Nevada, nicknamed "Coach I". He was the first head coach of the UNLV Rebels football team, UNLV athletic director and founder of the Battle for the Fremont Cannon. Additionally, he was head baseball coach at the University of Nevada, Reno. He died on 31 July 2007, aged 80, in Reno, Nevada.
Ireland is a member of both the UNLV and UNR Halls of Fame. On 8 October 2012, Governor Brian Sandoval announced that one student-athlete a year from the University of Nevada will receive the "Bill Ireland Award."