Fred Luehring

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Fred Luehring
Biographical details
Born1892
Hanover, Kansas
DiedFebruary 1, 1981(1981-02-01) (aged 88–89)
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Alma materChicago (Ph.M. 1907)
Playing career
Football
1901–1904North Central
1905Chicago
Basketball
1905–1906Chicago
Position(s)End (football)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1906–1909Ripon
Basketball
1906–1910Ripon
1913–1920Princeton
Baseball
1907–1912Ripon
Swimming
1921Nebraska
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1922–1930Minnesota
1932US Olympic Swimming Committee
Head coaching record
Overall125–61 (college basketball)

Frederick William Luehring (1892 – February 1, 1981) was a prolific athlete and coach.[1]

As a college athlete, he excelled at North Central University and then at the University of Chicago under head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg.[2]

He served as the head football coach at Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin from 1906 to 1909 and also as the school's basketball coach during the same period.[3]

Luehring then served as the head basketball coach at Princeton University from 1913 to 1920.[4]

He was credited with starting the swim team at the University of Nebraska in 1921, and later served as a committee member of the US Olympic Swimming team.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Frederick Luehring". riponredhawks.com. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  2. ^ "Frederick Luehring, 99, Is Dead; Coached Basketball at Princeton". New York Times. February 17, 1981. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  3. ^ "All-time Ripon College Men's Basketball Coaching Records by Wins". Ripon College. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  4. ^ "Fred Luehring". Sports-Reference. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  5. ^ "Frederick W. Luehring". International Swimming Hall of Fame. Retrieved November 28, 2018.