George Gardner (coach)

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George Gardner
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1898-09-28)September 28, 1898
Greene County, Iowa
Died January 1974 (aged 75)
Arkansas City, Kansas
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1925–1929 McPherson
1930–1933 Washburn
Head coaching record
Overall 10–25–4 (football)

George D. Gardner (September 28, 1898 – January, 1974) was an American football and basketball coach.

Coaching career[edit]

Gardner was the head football coach at McPherson College in McPherson, Kansas. He held that position for five seasons, from 1925 until 1929. His coaching record at McPherson was 10 wins, 25 losses and 4 ties.[1]

In 1937, Gardner was named basketball coach at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas. At the time he had been working as an insurance agent at Arkansas City, Kansas, where he continued to work when not on coaching duty.[2]


  1. ^ "McPherson College Football Media Guide 2010" (PDF). McPherson College Athletics. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  2. ^ [1]