Harry Helmer

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Harry Helmer
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Helmer pictured in Cheppewa 1910, Central Michigan yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1884-11-26)November 26, 1884[1]
Sandstone Township, Michigan
Died April 1971 (aged 86)
Parma, Michigan
Playing career
1905–1907 Alma
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1909–1912 Central Michigan
1917 Alma
Basketball
1910–1916 Central Michigan
1916–1918 Alma
Baseball
1910–1916 Central Michigan
Head coaching record
Overall 20–10–2 (football)
50–40 (basketball)
33–26–2 (baseball)

Harry William Helmer (November 26, 1884 – April 1971) was an American football player and coach of football, basketball, and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at Central Michigan Normal School, now Central Michigan University, from 1909 to 1912 and at Alma College in 1917, compiling a career college football record of 20–10–2. Helmer was also the head basketball coach at Central Michigan from 1910 to 1916 and at Alma from 1916 to 1918, amassing a career college basketball mark of 50–40. In addition, he was the head baseball coach at Central Michigan from 1910 to 1916, tallying a mark of 33–26–2.

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Central Michigan Normalites (Independent) (1909–1912)
1909 Central Michigan 4–3
1910 Central Michigan 6–1–1
1911 Central Michigan 3–3
1912 Central Michigan 1–2–1
Central Michigan: 14–9–2
Alma Scots (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1917)
1917 Alma 6–1
Alma: 6–1
Total: 20–10–2

References[edit]

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