Edward Fauver

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Edward Fauver
Image of Edward Fauver
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born May 7, 1875
North Eaton, Ohio
Died December 17, 1949(1949-12-17) (aged 74)[1]
Sarasota, Florida
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1899 Alma
1900–1904 Oberlin
1917–1918 Rochester
Head coaching record
Overall 30–21–6 (.579)

Edward "Edwin" Fauver (May 7, 1875 – December 17, 1949) was an American football coach and college athletics administrator. In addition to his coaching duties, he was an athletic instructor at Columbia University and Wesleyan University.[2]

Coaching career[edit]


Fauver was the head college football coach for the Alma Scots located in Alma, Michigan. He held that position for the 1899 season. His coaching record at Alma was 2 wins, 1 losses and 3 ties.[3] As of the conclusion of the 2010 season, this ranks him #23 at Alma in total wins and #14 at the school in winning percentage (.583).[4]


After his year at Alma, Fauvner became the head coach at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio for 5 seasons, from 1900 to 1904, three of those seasons alongside his brother Edgar Fauver. At Oberlin, his teams generated a record of 24 wins, 15 losses, and 2 ties.[5]


Fauvner went on to become the head football coach and athletic director at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. He was the head football coach for the 1917 and 1918 seasons and achieved a record of 4 wins, 5 losses, and 1 tie. While at Rochester, he helped to form the New York State Conference of Small Colleges and the Western New York Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. On October 18, 1930, the school chose to honor him by naming the university's stadium in his honor.[6]


  1. ^ "Dr. Edwin Fauver Dies In Florida". The Chronicle-Telegram. December 20, 1949. p. 4. Retrieved November 25, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Athletic Instructor at Wesleyan". New York Times. May 3, 1911. Retrieved November 25, 2010. 
  3. ^ Shafer, Ian. "Alma College (All seasons results)". College Football Reference. Retrieved November 25, 2010. 
  4. ^ DeLassus, David. "Alma Coaching Records". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 24, 2010. 
  5. ^ "2010 Football Media Guide (records)" (PDF). Oberlin College Athletics. Retrieved November 25, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Edwin Fauver". Rochester University Athletics. Retrieved November 25, 2010.