Bert German

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Bert German
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1873-04-19)April 19, 1873
Maquoketa, Iowa
Died September 13, 1956(1956-09-13) (aged 83)
Des Moines, Iowa
Playing career
1894–1895 Iowa State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1894-1898 Iowa state
Head coaching record
Overall 22-10

Bert German was the third head football coach for the Iowa State University Cyclones located in Ames, Iowa and he held that position for five seasons, from 1894 until 1898. His career coaching record at Iowa state was 22 wins, 10 losses, and 0 ties. This ranks him ninth at Iowa state in total wins and third at Iowa state in winning percentage.[1][2]

German later worked as a real estate agent in Des Moines, Iowa.[3] He died in 1956 at a Des Moines nursing home after suffering a stroke a year ago.[4]


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