Wilbert "Wibs" Kautz was an American professional basketball player. He spent three seasons in the National Basketball League (NBL) and one season in the Basketball Association of America (BAA). His career in the NBL began during the 1939–40 season through the 1941–42 season all spent as a member of the Chicago Bruins. His one season in the BAA was spent on the Chicago Stags 1946–47 roster. He attended Loyola University Chicago.