George Schaeffer

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George Schaeffer
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Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1914–1916 Tempe Normal
1914–1917 Tempe Normal
1915–1917 Tempe Normal
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1914–1917 Tempe Normal
Head coaching record
Overall 7–8 (football)
2–3 (basketball)
10–19 (baseball)

George Harrison Schaeffer[1] was an American football player, coach of football, basketball, and baseball, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Tempe Normal School, now Arizona State University, from 1914 to 1916, compiling a record of 7–8. Schaeffer was also the head basketball coach at Tempe Normal for the 1914–15 and 1916–17 seasons and the school's baseball coach from 1915 to 1917. He played football at Gettysburg College, graduating in 1914, and also attended Pennsylvania State College.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Tempe Normal Owls (Independent) (1914–1916)
1914 Tempe Normal 4–3
1915 Tempe Normal 3–2
1916 Tempe Normal 0–3
Tempe Normal: 7–8
Total: 7–8


  1. ^ Alpha Tau Omega (1921). Directory of the ... Fraternity. 6. Retrieved April 14, 2015. 
  2. ^ Eger, Bob (2001). Maroon & Gold: A History of Sun Devil Athletics. Sports Publishing LLC. p. 35. ISBN 1-58261-223-4. Retrieved April 3, 2011.