List of Haskell Indian Nations Fighting Indians head football coaches
The Haskell Indian Nations Fighting Indians football program is a college football team that represents Haskell Indian Nations University as an Independent football school in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. The team has had 19 head coaches since its first recorded football game in 1896. The program has three coaches that have been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
From 1937 until 1999, the school operated either as a high school or junior college. During this time the school fielded various football teams, but they are not listed here as being a part of the four-year college football program.
|No.||Order of coaches[A 2]||GC||Games coached||CW||Conference wins||PW||Postseason wins|
|DC||Division championships||OW||Overall wins||CL||Conference losses||PL||Postseason losses|
|CC||Conference championships||OL||Overall losses||CT||Conference ties||PT||Postseason ties|
|NC||National championships||OT||Overall ties[A 3]||C%||Conference winning percentage|
|Elected to the College Football Hall of Fame||O%||Overall winning percentage[A 4]|
|1||Albert E. Herrnstein||1903–1904||19||15||4||0||.789||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2||John H. Outland†||1906||Was known to have coached in 1906, but cannot locate win/loss records|
|3||John R. Bender||1908–1909||18||10||7||1||.583||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|4||A. R. Kennedy||1911–1916||57||32||22||3||.588||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|6||William Henry Dietz†||1929–1932||43||26||15||2||.628||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
- Although the first Rose Bowl Game was played in 1902, it has been continuously played since the 1916 game, and is recognized as the oldest bowl game by the NCAA. "—" indicates any season prior to 1916 when postseason games were not played.
- A running total of the number of head coaches, with coaches who served separate tenures being counted only once. Interim head coaches are represented with "Int" and are not counted in the running total. "—" indicates the team played but either without a coach or no coach is on record. "X" indicates an interim year without play.
- Overtime rules in college football were introduced in 1996, making ties impossible in the period since.
- When computing the win–loss percentage, a tie counts as half a win and half a loss.
- Statistics correct as of the end of the 2012 college football season.
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