Elmer A. Lampe

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Elmer A. Lampe
Elmer A Lampe.jpg
Lampe pictured in The Hinakaga 1936, Carroll yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1900-12-11)December 11, 1900
Eveleth, Minnesota
Died January 30, 1978(1978-01-30) (aged 77)
Broward County, Florida
Playing career
Football
1922–1925 Chicago
Position(s) End
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1931 Wisconsin (ends)
1932–1933 Carleton
1934–1937 Carroll (WI)
1940–1942 Georgia (assistant)
1946 Georgia (assistant)
c. 1950 Dartmouth (ends/head scout)
Basketball
1938–1946 Georgia
1946–1950 Dartmouth
Head coaching record
Overall 123–136 (basketball)

Elmer Andrew Lampe (December 11, 1900 – January 30, 1978) was an American football player and coach of football and basketball.[1] He served as the head football coach at Carleton College from 1932 to 1933 and at Carroll College—now Carroll University—in Waukesha, Wisconsin from 1934 to 1937. Lampe was also the head basketball coach at the University of Georgia from 1938 to 1946 and at Dartmouth College from 1946 to 1950, tally a career college basketball mark of 123–136.

Playing career[edit]

Lampe went to college at the University of Chicago, where he was an All-American end.[2] He graduated in 1926 with a Ph.B.

Coaching career[edit]

Lampe began coaching college football in 1931, serving as ends coach for Glenn Thistlethwaite at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In 1932 and 1933, he was head football coach at Carleton College.[3] Lampe became the 18th head football coach for the Carroll College in 1934, serving until 1937. His career coaching record at Carroll was 17–7–4. Lampe became head basketball coach at the University of Georgia in 1938, serving until 1946 and compiling a 79–81 record (.494). He coached Dartmouth College's basketball team from 1946 to 1950, tallying a 44–55 mark (.444).

Head coaching record[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Georgia Bulldogs (Southeastern Conference) (1938–1946)
1938–39 Georgia 11–6 8–3 2nd
1939–40 Georgia 20–6 9–4 3rd
1940–41 Georgia 13–11 6–7 9th
1941–42 Georgia 7–10 5–8 7th
1942–43 Georgia 4–13 1–8 10th
1943–44 Georgia 7–10 0–2 3rd
1944–45 Georgia 5–16 2–9 T–10th
1945–46 Georgia 12–9 6–6 6th
Georgia: 79–81 37–47
Dartmouth Indians (Independent) (1946–1950)
1946–47 Dartmouth 9–15
1947–48 Dartmouth 12–12
1948–49 Dartmouth 15–11
1949–50 Dartmouth 8–17
Dartmouth: 44–55
Total: 123–136

Bibliography[edit]

  • Elmer A. Lampe, "How to Play Defensive End." Athletic Journal, v. 9, p. 51 (1928).
  • Elmer A. Lampe, "Statistics as an Aid to Football Strategy," Scholastic Coach, 21:14, April 1952.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tokoi, O.; Suominen, J.; Askeli, H. (1949). Who's who Among Finnish-Americans: A Biographical Directory of Persons of Finnish Descent who Have Made Noteworthy Contributions to the Pattern of American Life. Raivaaja Publishing Company. Retrieved December 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ "How Dartmouth Changed My Life | Peter Golenbock Books". golenbockbooks.com. Retrieved December 2, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Lampe Sees Good Season at Carroll". Milwaukee Journal. September 15, 1934. Retrieved September 27, 2012.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)