E. Walter Sikes
Sikes pictured in Howler 1903, Wake Forest yearbook
May 19, 1868|
Union County, North Carolina
|Died||January 8, 1941
Clemson, South Carolina
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
Enoch Walter Sikes (May 19, 1868 – January 8, 1941) was an American football player and coach, professor, state senator, and college president. He served as the head football coach at Wake Forest University from 1891 to 1893, compiling a record of 6–2–1. Sikes taught history and political economics at Wake Forest from 1897 to 1916. He served one term in the North Carolina Senate, representing Wake County in 1911. Sikes was the president of Coker College from 1916 to 1925 and the president of Clemson University from 1925 until his retirement in 1940. He died of a heart attack on January 8, 1941 in Clemson, South Carolina.
Head coaching record
|Wake Forest Baptists (Independent) (1891–1893)|
- AP (January 9, 1941). "Noted Educator Taken By Death". Spartanburg Herald-Journal (Spartanburg, South Carolina). Retrieved May 18, 2015.
- Powell, William S., ed. (1994). Dictionary of North Carolina Biography: Vol. 5, P-S. University of North Carolina Press. p. 345. ISBN 0807821004. Retrieved December 25, 2013.
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