Ira T. Carrithers
Carrithers pictured in The Forester 1916, Lake Forest yearbook
October 25, 1886|
|Died||February 17, 1955
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Left fielder (baseball)
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
Ira Thomson Carrithers (October 25, 1886 – February 17, 1955) was an American football and basketball coach. He served as the head football coach at Alma College (1908–1909), Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois (1910–1912), and Lake Forest College (1914), compiling a career college football record of 22–17. Carrither was also the head basketball coach at Knox (1910–1913), Lake Forest (1914–1915, 1929–1932), and Coe College (1915–1924), amassing a career college basketball mark of 91–118.
Carrithers became athletic director and coach of several sports at Coe College. From 1915 to 1924, Coe became nationally recognized for its competitive sports under Carrithers. He was inducted into the schools "athletic hall of fame" in 1973.
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