Harry Trotter

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Harry Trotter
Harry Trotter.jpg
Trotter pictured in Southern Campus 1923, UCLA yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball, track and field
Biographical details
Born (1890-10-18)October 18, 1890
Died December 28, 1954(1954-12-28) (aged 64)[1]
Beverly Hills, California
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1920–1922 UCLA
1943–1944 Willamette
1943–? Willamette
Track and field
1919–1946 UCLA
Head coaching record
Overall 7–16–1 (football)

Harry Elbert "Cap" Trotter (October 18, 1890 – December 28, 1954) was an American football coach at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Willamette University. He was inducted into the Ventura County Sports Hall of Fame in 1989.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

UCLA began to play in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) in 1920, and competed against Occidental College, California Institute of Technology, University of Redlands, Whittier College, and Pomona College. Coach Trotter's two wins were against Redlands and San Diego State University, which did not join the SCIAC until 1926.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
UCLA Bruins (Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1920–1922)
1920 UCLA 0–5 0–5 6th
1921 UCLA 0–5 0–5 6th
1922 UCLA 2–3–1 1–3–1 T–4th
UCLA: 2–13–1 1–13–1
Willamette Bearcats (Northwest Conference) (1943–1944)
1943 Willamette 2–1
1944 Willamette 3–2
Willamette: 5–3
Total: 7–16–1


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  2. ^ "Ventura County Sports Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2007-12-02. 

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