Fred Vail

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Fred Vail
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania[1]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1903 Richmond
1904–1906 Gettysburg
1907–1908 Earlham
1909–1911 Gettysburg
1907–1909 Earlham
1908–1914 Gettysburg
1908–1909 Earlham
1908–1911 Gettysburg
Head coaching record
Overall 46–31–5 (football)
52–51 (basketball)
14–25–1 (baseball)

Frederick C. Vail was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Richmond in 1903, at Gettysburg College from 1904 to 1906 and again from 1909 to 1911, and at Earlham College grom 1907 to 1908, compiling a career college football record of 46–31–5. At Gettysburg, Vail was also the head basketball coach from 1908 to 1914 and the head baseball coach in 1910 and 1911.

Coaching career[edit]

Vail was the 14th head football coach for the University of Richmond Spiders located in Richmond, Virginia and he held that position for the 1903 season. His career coaching record at Richmond was 6 wins, 3 losses, and 1 ties. This ranks him 14th at Richmond in total wins and third at Richmond in winning percentage.[2]