Harold Swanson

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Harold Swanson
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Swanson pictured in the Cupola 1953, North Park yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Alma mater University of Wyoming 1939
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1958–1960 North Park
Head coaching record
Overall 17–7–1 (.700)

Harold Swanson was an American football coach in the United States.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Swanson was the head college football coach for the North Park Vikings located in Chicago, Illinois. He held that position for 3 seasons, from 1958 until 1960.[2] His coaching record at North Park was 17 wins, 7 losses and 1 tie. As of the conclusion of the 2012 season, this ranks him #1 at North Park in total wins and #1 at the school in winning percentage (.700).[3][4]


  1. ^ National Association of Basketball Coaches of the United States; American Football Coaches Association (1953). Athletic Journal. 34. [etc.] The Athletic Journal Publishing Company. ISSN 0004-6655. Retrieved July 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ Shafer, Ian. "North Park University (All seasons results)". College Football Reference. Retrieved November 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ DeLassus, David. "North Park Vikings". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 2, 2013. 
  4. ^ "All-time football records" (PDF). North Park Vikings. Retrieved November 2, 2013.