Olcott pictured in the 1903 Yackety Yack, North Carolina yearbook
January 1, 1879|
New York, New York
|Died||November 3, 1929
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
Herman Parker "Bo" Olcott (January 1, 1879 – November 3, 1929) was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Yale University, where he was an All-American in 1900 at center. From 1902 to 1903, he served as the head football coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he compiled an 11–4–3 record. From 1907 to 1912, he coached at New York University (NYU), where he compiled an 18–19–7 record. From 1915 to 1917, he coached at the University of Kansas, where he compiled a 16–7–1 record. Olcott died on November 3, 1929 in Wallingford, Connecticut after a three-year illness.
Head coaching record
|North Carolina Tar Heels (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1902)|
|North Carolina Tar Heels (Independent) (1903)|
|NYU Violets (Independent) (1907–1912)|
|Kansas Jayhawks (Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1915–1917)|
- AP (November 5, 1929). "HERMAN OLCOTT DIES; EX-YALE GRIDIRON STAR; Former Centre on Noted F. Gordon Brown Football Team Had Been Ill Three Years". The New York Times. Retrieved January 30, 2011.
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