Pop Golden

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Pop Golden
Pop Golden.jpg
Golden pictured in La Vie 1920, Penn State yearbook
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1868-07-03)July 3, 1868
Athens, Ohio
Died August 31, 1949(1949-08-31) (aged 81)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1900–1902 Penn State
1903–1909 Penn State (assistant)
Baseball
1903–1906 Penn State
Head coaching record
Overall 16–12–1 (football)
50–24–1 (baseball)

William Nelson "Pop" Golden (July 3, 1868 – August 31, 1949) was an American football and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at Pennsylvania State University from 1900 to 1902, compiling a record of 16–12–1. Golden was also the head baseball coach at Penn State from 1903 to 1906, tallying a mark of 50–24–1. He was born in 1868 in Athens, Ohio.[1] He died after a brief illness in 1949.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Penn State Nittany Lions (Independent) (1900–1902)
1900 Penn State 4–6–1
1901 Penn State 5–3
1902 Penn State 7–3
Penn State: 16–12–1
Total: 16–12–1

References[edit]

  1. ^ General register of the members of ... - Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity, Phi Kappa Sigma, Robert James Pilgram - Google Books. October 13, 2007. Retrieved November 9, 2011 – via Google Books. 
  2. ^ [ Displaying Abstract ] (August 21, 1949). "W. N. GOLDEN - Obituary - NYTimes.com". Select.nytimes.com. Retrieved November 9, 2011.