Lester Barnard

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Lester Barnard
Lester S Barnard.jpg
Barnard pictured in The DeSoto 1923, Memphis yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1894-10-25)October 25, 1894
Rogersville, Missouri
Died June 1, 1985(1985-06-01) (aged 90)
Orange County, California
Coaching career (HC unless noted)

Central Michigan
Head coaching record
Overall 16-4-5 (football)

Lester Smith Barnard (October 25, 1894 – June 1, 1985) was the head coach of the University of Memphis (1922) and Central Michigan University (1924–1925) college football program. He also coached their basketball programs. He was a twin brother of Chester S. Barnard.[1] In 1985, he died at the age of 90 in California.[2]

Barnard pictured in Ozarko 1916, Missouri State yearbook (while attending the college)

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Memphis Tigers (Independent) (1922–1922)
1922 Memphis 5-2-2
Memphis: 5-2-2
Central Michigan Chippewas (Independent) (1924–1925)
1924 Central Michigan 7-1
1925 Central Michigan 4-1-3
Central Michigan: 11-2-3
Total: 16-4-5
Indicates Bowl Coalition, Bowl Alliance, Bowl Championship Series (BCS) bowl, or College Football Playoff (CFP) game.
#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.