Samuel Dunning

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Samuel Dunning
Biographical details
Born(1859-05-10)May 10, 1859
New York
DiedApril 19, 1915(1915-04-19) (aged 55)
San Francisco, California
Alma materUSMA (1880)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1898Utah Agricultural
Head coaching record

Samuel W. Dunning (May 10, 1859 – April 19, 1915) was an American football, and military tactics instructor. He was an 1880 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.[1]

He served as the head football coach at Utah State University–then known as Utah Agricultural College–in 1898, where he was also serving as an instructor of military science and tactics while stationed at Fort Douglas, Utah.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Utah Agricultural Aggies (Independent) (1898)
1898 Utah Agricultural 0–1
Utah Agricultural: 0–1
Total: 0–1


  1. ^ "USMA Alumni Register". University of Chicago. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  2. ^ "Biographical Register of the Officers and Graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.: Nos. 3385-3993". Houghton Mifflin. Retrieved December 30, 2018.