Sark Arslanian

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Sark Arslanian
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1924-02-04) February 4, 1924 (age 91)
Fresno, California
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1955–1964
1965–1972
1973–1981
Dixie JC
Weber State
Colorado State
Head coaching record
Overall 95–73–6 (college)
Statistics
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 Big Sky (1965, 1968)

Sarkis "Sark" Arslanian (born February 4, 1924) is a former American football coach. He served as the head football coach at Weber State University from 1965 to 1972 and at Colorado State University from 1973 to 1981, compiling a career college football record of 95–73–6. Arslanian is the father of Dave Arslanian who later coached at Weber State from 1989 to 1997. After a long and successful career as a football coach at the collegiate and professional levels, he helped establish a winning tradition at Pine View High School in St. George, Utah. After a bypass surgery, he resigned as head coach of Pine View and began coaching eighth graders at Pine View Middle School. As of 2007, Arslanian was the oldest active football coach in the United States. An Armenian-American, Arslanian once traveled to Armenia to establish an American Football League in his home country. On September 14, 2013 the field at Hansen Stadium on the campus of Dixie State University was named Sark Arslanian Field.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Weber State Wildcats (Big Sky Conference) (1965–1972)
1965 Weber State 8–1 3–1 T–1st
1966 Weber State 6–3 2–2 3rd
1967 Weber State 6–4 2–2 T–2nd
1968 Weber State 7–2 3–1 T–1st
1969 Weber State 6–4 3–1 2nd
1970 Weber State 5–5–1 3–3 T–3rd
1971 Weber State 7–2–1 3–2–1 4th
1972 Weber State 5–5 2–4 6th
Weber State: 50–26–2 21–16–1
Colorado State Rams (Western Athletic Conference) (1973–1981)
1973 Colorado State 5–6 2–4 8th
1974 Colorado State 4–6–1 2–3–1 6th
1975 Colorado State 6–5 4–2 3rd
1976 Colorado State 6–5 2–4 7th
1977 Colorado State 9–2–1 5–2 3rd
1978 Colorado State 5–6 2–4 T–5th
1979 Colorado State 4–7–1 3–4 T–5th
1980 Colorado State 6–4–1 5–1–1 2nd
1981 Colorado State 0–6 0–3
Colorado State: 45–47–4 25–27–2
Total: 95–73–6
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

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