John P. Koehler

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John P. Koehler
J P Koehler.jpg
Koehler pictured in The Hilltop 1915, Marquette yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1880-02-24)February 24, 1880[1]
Norka, Saratov, Russia
Died August 3, 1961(1961-08-03) (aged 81)[2]
West Bend, Wisconsin, U.S.[3]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)



Head coaching record
Overall 39–29–4 (football)
15–22 (basketball)
College Football Data Warehouse

John Peter Koehler (February 24, 1880 – August 3, 1961) was an American football and basketball coach. He served as the head football coach at Lawrence Institute in Wisconsin, now Lawrence University, from 1904 to 1905, at the University of Denver from 1906 to 1910, and at Marquette University from 1914 to 1915, compiling a career college football record of 39–29–4. Koehler was also he head basketball coach at Lawrence from 1905 to 1906 and at Denver from 1906 to 1909, tallying a career college basketball mark of 15–22.

Coaching career[edit]

Koehler was the tenth head football coach at Marquette University located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and he held that position for two seasons, from 1914 until 1915.[4] His coaching record at Marquette was 6 wins, 9 losses, and 2 ties. Since Marquette has discontinued its football program, this ranks him eighth at Marquette in total wins and 14th at Marquette in winning percentage (.412).[5]

Koehler died in 1961 after a heart attack.


  1. ^ Biographical Research Bureau, Inc (1930). Who's who in Government (v. 1). Biographical Research Bureau. ISSN 0731-4973. 
  2. ^ "John P Koehler (1880 - 1961) - Find A Grave Memorial". Retrieved 2014-10-01. 
  3. ^ "Burial Riles At Plymouth Monday For Dr. Koehler", Sheboygan Press, Saturday, August 05, 1961, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States Of America
  4. ^ College Football Reference Marquette University Football Records
  5. ^ College Football Data Warehouse

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