Lester Barnard

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Lester Barnard
Lester S Barnard.jpg
Barnard pictured in The DeSoto 1923, Memphis yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1894-10-25)October 25, 1894
Rogersville, Missouri
Died June 1, 1985(1985-06-01) (aged 90)
Orange County, California
Playing career
1913–1916 Fourth District Normal (MO)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1922 West Tennessee
1924–1925 Central Michigan
1922–1924 West Tennessee
1924–1926 Central Michigan
1924 West Tennessee
Head coaching record
Overall 16–4–5 (football)
22–37 (basketball)

Lester Smith Barnard (October 25, 1894 – June 1, 1985) was the head coach of the University of Memphis (1922) and Central Michigan University (1924–1925) college football program. He also coached their basketball programs. He was a twin brother of Chester S. Barnard.[1] In 1985, he died at the age of 90 in California.[2]

Barnard pictured in Ozarko 1916, Missouri State yearbook (while attending the college)

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
West Tennessee Tigers (Independent) (1922)
1922 West Tennessee 5–2–2
Memphis: 5–2–2
Central Michigan Normalites/Dragons (Independent) (1924–1925)
1924 Central Michigan 7–1
1925 Central Michigan 4–1–3
Central Michigan: 11–2–3
Total: 16–4–5


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