Clark Van Galder

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Clark Van Galder
Clark Van Galder.jpg
Sport(s) Football, basketball, track
Biographical details
Born (1909-02-06)February 6, 1909
Janesville, Wisconsin
Died November 16, 1965(1965-11-16) (aged 56)
Madison, Wisconsin
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1932–1937
1938–1947
1948–1951
1952–1958
1959–1965

Basketball
1948–1952
1953–1954

South Milwaukee HS (WI)
Washington Park HS (WI)
La Crosse State Teachers
Fresno State
Wisconsin (assistant)


La Crosse State Teachers
Fresno State
Head coaching record
Overall 77–27–3 (college football)
Bowls 1–0
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
3 Wisconsin State Teachers College Conference (1949–1951)

Clark Van Galder (February 6, 1909 – November 16, 1965) was an American football, basketball player, track athlete, and coach. He served as the head football coach at La Crosse State Teachers, now University of Wisconsin–La Crosse, from 1948 to 1951 and at Fresno State College, now California State University, Fresno, from 1952 to 1958, compiling a career college football record of 77–27–3. Van Galder died on November 16, 1965 after collapsing at a banquet in Madison, Wisconsin. He had five sons, the fourth of which, Tim, played football as a quarterback at Iowa State University and then in the National Football League (NFL) with the New York Jets and St. Louis Cardinals.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

College football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
La Crosse State Teachers Eagles (Wisconsin State Teachers College Conference) (1948–1951)
1948 La Crosse State Teachers 7–1–1 5–1–1 2nd
1949 La Crosse State Teachers 7–2 6–1 1st
1950 La Crosse State Teachers 10–0 6–0 T–1st W Cigar
1951 La Crosse State Teachers 7–2 6–0 1st
La Crosse State Teachers: 31–5–1 23–2–1
Fresno State Bulldogs (NCAA University Division Independent) (1952)
1952 Fresno State 8–2
Fresno State Bulldogs (California Collegiate Athletic Association) (1953–1958)
1953 Fresno State 4–4–2
1954 Fresno State 7–3
1955 Fresno State 9–1
1956 Fresno State 8–2
1957 Fresno State 5–5
1958 Fresno State 5–5
Fresno State: 46–22–2
Total: 77–27–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ AP (November 17, 1965). "Van Galder Dad Dies". Lawrence Journal-World. Retrieved June 18, 2011. 

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