W. J. King

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W. J. King
W J Wing - Wm and Mary.jpg
King pictured in The Colonial Echo 1901, William & Mary yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1864-01-04)January 4, 1864[1]
Port Hope, Ontario, Canada
Died July 16, 1936(1936-07-16) (aged 72)
Newport News, Virginia
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1895
1897–1898, 1900
Hampden–Sydney
William & Mary
Head coaching record
Overall 3–5
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

William John King (January 4, 1864 – July 16, 1936) was the head coach of Hampden–Sydney College's football team in 1895 and went 1–1. He was then The College of William & Mary's football team coach in 1897, 1898 and 1900, going 2–4. He compiled a 3–5 overall record. King was Physical Director (Director of Physical Education) at William & Mary from 1901 to 1905.[2]

He married Hallie Haxall in 1901. King died at his home in Newport News in 1936.[3][4]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Hampden–Sydney Tigers (Independent) (1895)
1895 Hampden–Sydney 1–1
Hampden-Sydney: 1–1
William & Mary Orange and White (Independent) (1897–1898)
1897 William & Mary 0–1
1898 William & Mary 1–1
William & Mary Orange and White (Independent) (1900)
1900 William & Mary 1–2
William & Mary: 2–4
Total: 3–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Catalogue of the College of William and Mary, 1901-1902, W&M Digital Archive; Catalogue of the College of William and Mary, 1904-1905, W&M Digital Archive
  3. ^ [2]
  4. ^ [3]