John Van Liew

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John Van Liew
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Van Liew pictured in The Agromeck 1931, NC State yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1881-12-12)December 12, 1881
Ottumwa, Iowa
Died December 7, 1959(1959-12-07) (aged 77)
Mooresville, Indiana
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1923–1926 Knox (IL)
1927 Western State Colorado
1930 NC State
1932–1942 Hanover
Basketball
1923–1926 Knox (IL)
1932–1942 Hanover
Head coaching record
Overall 57–77–3 (football)
21–26 (basketball)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
1 MCAC (1924)

John Michael Van Liew (December 12, 1881 – December 7, 1959)[1] was an American football and basketball coach. He served as the head football coach at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois from 1923 to 1926, at Western State College of Colorado—now known as Western State Colorado University—in 1927, at North Carolina State University in 1930, and at Hanover College from 1932 to 1942, compiling a career college football record of 57–77–3.[2] Van Liew was also the head basketball coach at Knox from 1923 to 1926, tallying a mark of 21–26. Van Liew was a graduate of Grinnell College.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Knox Prairie Fire (Midwest Collegiate Athletic Conference) (1923–1926)
1923 Knox 5–4 2–2 T–4th
1924 Knox 7–1 3–0 T–1st
1925 Knox 2–6 0–3 T–6th
1926 Knox 2–5–1 1–2 T–7th
Knox: 16–16–1 6–7
Western State Colorado Mountaineers (Rocky Mountain Faculty Athletic Conference) (1927)
1927 Western State Colorado 1–6
Western State Colorado: 1–6
NC State Wolfpack (Southern Conference) (1930)
1930 NC State 2–8 1–5 T–19th
NC State: 2–8 1–5
Hanover Panthers (Independent) (1932–1933)
1932 Hanover 4–3–1
1933 Hanover 6–2
Hanover Panthers (Indiana Intercollegiate Conference) (1934–1942)
1934 Hanover 7–2
1935 Hanover 2–5–1
1936 Hanover 1–6
1937 Hanover 5–3
1938 Hanover 5–2
1939 Hanover 4–4
1940 Hanover 1–8
1941 Hanover 1–7
1942 Hanover 2–5
Hanover: 38–47–2
Total: 57–77–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miller, George (February 18, 1995). "REMEMBER COACH VAN LIEW?". The Madison Courier. Retrieved December 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Coach Van Liew Resigns Duties at Knox College". The Decatur Herald. Decatur, Illinois. Associated Press. November 8, 1926. Retrieved January 25, 2017 – via Newspapers.com open access publication – free to read. 
  3. ^ "VAN LIEW QUITS AS COACH.; Resigns His Post at North Carolina State College.". The New York Times. Associated Press. October 21, 1930. Retrieved March 1, 2011.