Madison G. Gonterman

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Madison G. Gonterman
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1871-02-08)February 8, 1871
Princeton, Illinois
Died September 30, 1941(1941-09-30) (aged 70)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Playing career
1890s Harvard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1896–1897 Indiana
1899 Knox (IL)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1897–1898 Indiana
Head coaching record
Overall 16–8–2

Madison Gillham Gonterman (February 8, 1871 – September 30, 1941) was an American football player, coach, college athletics administrator, and lawyer. He served as the head football coach at Indiana University from 1896 to 1897 and at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois in 1899, compiling a career college football coaching record of 16–8–2.[1] Replacing Edgar Syrett, Gonterman was also Indiana University's second athletic director from 1897 to 1898. He was succeeded by James H. Horne in 1898.[2] Gonterman graduated from Harvard Law School in 1899.[1] He later acted as counsel in Massachusetts for the United States Railroad Administration.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Indiana Hoosiers (Independent) (1896–1897)
1896 Indiana 6–3
1897 Indiana 6–1–1
Indiana: 12–4–1
Knox Prairie Fire () (1899)
1899 Knox 4–4–1
Knox: 4–4–1
Total: 16–8–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Madison Gillham Gonterman". Harvard College Class of 1896 Secretary's Fifth Report. Norwood, Massachusetts: The Plimpton Press. June 1916. p. 104. Retrieved December 17, 2015. 
  2. ^ Chipman, Scott, ed. (2011). The 2011-12 Big Ten Conference Records Book (PDF) (64th ed.). Big Ten Conference. p. 6. Retrieved December 28, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Madison Gonterman, Ex-Railway Counsel". The New York Times. October 1, 1941. Retrieved June 16, 2010. 

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