Charles Mayser

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Charles Mayser
Sport(s) Football, baseball, wrestling
Biographical details
Born (1876-06-03)June 3, 1876
Buffalo, New York
Died July 14, 1967(1967-07-14) (aged 91)
Akron, Pennsylvania
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1913–1914
1915–1919
1924–1925
1944–1945

Baseball
1919–1920

Wrestling
1916–1923
1924–1946

Franklin & Marshall
Iowa State
Franklin & Marshall
Franklin & Marshall


Iowa State


Iowa State
Franklin & Marshall
Head coaching record
Overall 46–32–5 (football)
18–8–1 (baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Charles W. Mayser (June 3, 1876 – July 14, 1967) was an American football, baseball, and wrestling coach. He served three stints as the head football coach at Franklin & Marshall College (1913–1914, 1924–1925, 1944–1945) and was the head football coach at Iowa State University from 1915 to 1919, compiling a career college football record of 46–32–5. Mayser was the head wrestling coach at Iowa State from 1916 to 1923 and at Franklin & Marshall from 1924 to 1946. He was also the head baseball coach at Iowa State for two seasons, from 1919 to 1920, tallying a mark of 18–8–1.

Coaching career[edit]

Franklin & Marshall[edit]

Mayser served three two-years stints as the head football coach at Franklin & Marshall College: 1913 to 1914, 1924 to 1925, and 1944 to 1945. His record in six seasons was 25–21–3. Mayser also coached wrestling at Franklin & Marshall from 1924 to 1946.[1]

Iowa State[edit]

Mayser was the tenth head football coach at Iowa State University and he held that position for five seasons, from 1915 until 1919. His career coaching record at Iowa state was 21–11–2. Iowa State had wanted to hire Charley Brickley as head coach in late 1914.[2]

Honors and death[edit]

Mayser was inducted into the Helms Foundation Wrestling Hall of Fame in 1958. He died at a nursing home in Akron, Pennsylvania on July 14, 1967.[3][4]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Franklin & Marshall Diplomats (Independent) (1913–1914)
1913 Franklin & Marshall 6–2
1914 Franklin & Marshall 6–2–1
Iowa State Cyclones (Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1915–1919)
1915 Iowa State 6–2 2–1 3rd
1916 Iowa State 5–2–1 2–1–1 3rd
1917 Iowa State 5–2 3–1 T–2nd
1918 Iowa State 0–3 NA NA
1919 Iowa State 5–2–1 3–1–1 2nd
Iowa State: 21–11–2 10–4–2
Franklin & Marshall Diplomats (Independent) (1924–1925)
1924 Franklin & Marshall 3–5–1
1925 Franklin & Marshall 5–4
Franklin & Marshall Diplomats (Independent) (1944–1945)
1944 Franklin & Marshall 1–8
1945 Franklin & Marshall 4–0–1
Franklin & Marshall: 25–21–3
Total: 46–32–5

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.godiplomats.com/trad/hall/bios/Charlie_Mayser
  2. ^ "AMES IS AFTER BRICKLEY". Boston, Massachusetts: The Telegraph-Herald. November 29, 1914. pp. Page 24. Retrieved 5 October 2012. 
  3. ^ UPI (July 16, 1967). "Charles Mayser, 91, Dies; Athletic Coach 45 Years". The New York Times. Retrieved September 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Ex-Wrestling Coach Dies", Indiana Evening Gazette, Saturday, July 15, 1967, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States Of America

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