H. Lester Hooker

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H. Lester Hooker
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Biographical details
Born(1921-07-27)July 27, 1921
Stuart, Virginia
DiedMay 13, 1999(1999-05-13) (aged 77)
Playing career
Basketball
1941–1943William & Mary
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Basketball
1951–1952William & Mary
1952–1963Richmond
Baseball
1952William & Mary
1966–1970William & Mary
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1963–1971William & Mary
Head coaching record
Overall162–155 (basketball)
91–79 (baseball)

Henry Lester Hooker Jr. (July 17, 1921 – May 13, 1999) was an American college basketball and baseball coach. He was the head men's basketball coach at the College of William & Mary from 1951 to 1952 and at University of Richmond from 1952 to 1963. He returned to William & Mary in 1963 to serve as athletic director.

In college, Hooker played basketball and baseball at William & Mary. Hooker was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 1983 and is also a member of the William & Mary and University of Richmond Athletics Halls of Fame.

Head coaching record[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Statistics overview
Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
William & Mary Indians (Southern Conference) (1951–1952)
1951–52 William & Mary 15–13 10–6 8th
William & Mary: 15–13 10–6
Richmond Spiders (Southern Conference) (1952–1963)
1952–53 Richmond 20–7 13–5 7th
1953–54 Richmond 23–8 10–3 3rd
1954–55 Richmond 19–9 10–4 3rd
1955–56 Richmond 16–13 8–6 4th
1956–57 Richmond 15–11 9–7 5th
1957–58 Richmond 14–12 8–8 T–5th
1958–59 Richmond 11–11 6–8 5th
1959–60 Richmond 7–18 2–12 8th
1960–61 Richmond 9–14 5–11 6th
1961–62 Richmond 6–21 5–11 T–8th
1962–63 Richmond 7–18 3–13 8th
Richmond: 147–142 79–88
Total: 162–155

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