Charles Crowley

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Charles Crowley
Sport(s) Football
Playing career
1907–1908 Harvard
1910–1912 Notre Dame
Position(s) End
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1913–1916 Holy Trinity
1921–1922 Harvard (assistant)
1923–1924 Columbia (ends)
1925–1929 Columbia
Head coaching record
Overall 26–16–4

Charles Francis Crowley was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Harvard University and the University of Notre Dame. Crowley was football head coach at the Holy Trinity College from 1913 to 1916.[1] His tenure produced school records in wins (18) and winning percentage (.760). The 1915 season brought Dallas the Independent Championship of the Southwest and a 6-1 record. Crowley was commissioned by the Army as a field artillery officer for World War I in France. Upon his return, he was hired as head coach at Columbia University. From 1925 to 1929, Crowley helped Columbia to a 26-16-4 record.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Columbia Lions (Independent) (1925–1929)
1925 Columbia 6–3–1
1926 Columbia 6–3
1927 Columbia 5–2–2
1928 Columbia 5–3–1
1929 Columbia 4–5
Columbia: 26–16–4
Total: 26–16–4