Frank H. Cann

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Frank H. Cann
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1863-11-14)November 14, 1863
Danvers, Massachusetts
Died November 19, 1935(1935-11-19) (aged 72)
New Rochelle, New York
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1898 NYU
Head coaching record
Overall 1–3

Frank Howard Cann (November 14, 1863 – November 19, 1935) was an American football coach and college athletics instructor. He served the second head football coach at New York University (NYU). He held that position for the 1898 season leading the NYU Violets to a record of 1–3.[1] In 1907, Cann was still at New York University as director of the Department of Physical Training and Athletics.[2]

Cann died in New Rochelle, New York in 1935.[3] He had two sons who became accomplished sportsmen. Howard Cann was an Olympic shotputter and a long-time coach of the NYU men's basketball team, whereas Tedford Cann was a swimmer and a decorated World War I veteran.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
NYU Violets (Independent) (1898)
1898 NYU 1–3
NYU: 1–3
Total: 1–3


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