|Sport(s)||Football, baseball, wrestling|
June 3, 1876|
Buffalo, New York
|Died||July 14, 1967
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1913–1914||Franklin & Marshall|
|1924–1925||Franklin & Marshall|
|1944–1945||Franklin & Marshall|
|1924–1946||Franklin & Marshall|
|Head coaching record|
Charles W. Mayser (June 3, 1876 – July 14, 1967) was an American football, baseball, and wrestling coach. He served three stints as the head football coach at Franklin & Marshall College (1913–1914, 1924–1925, 1944–1945) and was the head football coach at Iowa State University from 1915 to 1919, compiling a career college football record of 46–32–5. Mayser was the head wrestling coach at Iowa State from 1916 to 1923 and at Franklin & Marshall from 1924 to 1946. He was also the head baseball coach at Iowa State for two seasons, from 1919 to 1920, tallying a mark of 18–8–1.
Franklin & Marshall
Mayser served three two-years stints as the head football coach at Franklin & Marshall College: 1913 to 1914, 1924 to 1925, and 1944 to 1945. His record in six seasons was 25–21–3. Mayser also coached wrestling at Franklin & Marshall from 1924 to 1946.
Mayser was the tenth head football coach at Iowa State University and he held that position for five seasons, from 1915 until 1919. His career coaching record at Iowa state was 21–11–2. Iowa State had wanted to hire Charley Brickley as head coach in late 1914.
Honors and death
Head coaching record
|Franklin & Marshall Diplomats (Independent) (1913–1914)|
|1913||Franklin & Marshall||6–2|
|1914||Franklin & Marshall||6–2–1|
|Iowa State Cyclones (Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1915–1919)|
|Franklin & Marshall Diplomats (Independent) (1924–1925)|
|1924||Franklin & Marshall||3–5–1|
|1925||Franklin & Marshall||5–4|
|Franklin & Marshall Diplomats (Independent) (1944–1945)|
|1944||Franklin & Marshall||1–8|
|1945||Franklin & Marshall||4–0–1|
|Franklin & Marshall:||25–21–3|
- "AMES IS AFTER BRICKLEY". Boston, Massachusetts: The Telegraph-Herald. November 29, 1914. pp. Page 24. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
- UPI (July 16, 1967). "Charles Mayser, 91, Dies; Athletic Coach 45 Years". The New York Times. Retrieved September 17, 2013.
- "Ex-Wrestling Coach Dies", Indiana Evening Gazette, Saturday, July 15, 1967, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States Of America
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