Ewald O. Stiehm

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Ewald O. Stiehm
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Sport(s) Football, basketball, tennis
Biographical details
Born (1886-04-09)April 9, 1886
Johnson Creek, Wisconsin
Died August 18, 1923(1923-08-18) (aged 37)
Bloomington, Indiana
Playing career
Football
1906–1908

Wisconsin
Position(s) Center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1910
1911–1915
1916–1921

Basketball
1911–1915
1919–1920

Ripon
Nebraska
Indiana


Nebraska
Indiana
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1916–1922 Indiana
Head coaching record
Overall 59–23–4 (football)
69–22 (basketball)
Tournaments 2242
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
5 MVIAA (1911–1915)
Basketball
3 MVIAA (1912–1914)

Ewald O. "Jumbo" Stiehm (April 9, 1886 – August 18, 1923) was an American football player, coach of football and basketball, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin (1910), the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (1911–1915), and Indiana University (1916–1921), compiling a career college football record of 59–23–4. Stiehm was also the head basketball coach at Nebraska from 1911 to 1915 and at Indiana from 1919 to 1920, tallying a career mark of 69–22.

Coaching career

The "Stiehm" Roller, 1920

Stiehm began his coaching career at Ripon College in 1910, where he led the Red Hawks football team to a 4–3 record.1 From 1911 to 1915, he coached football at Nebraska, and compiled an 35–2–3 record. From 1913 to 1915, his teams went undefeated seasons. In the history of the Nebraska Cornhuskers football program, Stiehm has the highest winning percentage (.913) of anyone who coached more than two games. From 1916 to 1921, he coached at Indiana, and compiled a 20–18–1 record.

Death

Stiehm died on August 18, 1923 in Bloomington, Indiana at the age of 37 after an 11 month bout with stomach cancer.23

Head coaching record

Football

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Ripon Red Hawks () (1910)
1910 Ripon 4–3
Ripon: 4–3
Nebraska Cornhuskers (Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1911–1915)
1911 Nebraska 5–1–2 2–0–1 T–1st
1912 Nebraska 7–1 2–0 T–1st
1913 Nebraska 8–0 3–0 T–1st
1914 Nebraska 7–0–1 3–0 1st
1915 Nebraska 8–0 4–0 1st
Nebraska: 35–2–3 14–0–1
Indiana Hoosiers (Big Ten Conference) (1916–1921)
1916 Indiana 2–4–1 0–3–1 7th
1917 Indiana 5–2 1–2 7th
1918 Indiana 2–2 0–0
1919 Indiana 3–4 0–2 T–9th
1920 Indiana 5–2 3–1 3rd
1921 Indiana 3–4 1–2 7th
Indiana: 20–18–1 5–10–1
Total: 59–23–4
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title


Basketball

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Nebraska Cornhuskers (Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1911–1915)
1911–12 Nebraska 14–1 8–0 1st (North)
1912–13 Nebraska 16–2 10–0 1st (North)
1913–14 Nebraska 15–3 7–0 1st (North)
1914–15 Nebraska 10–8 8–4 2nd
Nebraska: 55–14 33–4
Indiana Hoosers (Big Ten Conference) (1919–1920)
1919–20 Indiana 13–8 6–4 4th
Indiana: 13–8 6–4
Total: 68–22

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

References

  1. ^ "Ewald O. (Jumbo) Stiehm". Nebraska Huskers. Retrieved June 17, 2010. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Jumbo Stiehm, Famous Coach, Dies After a Long Illness". The New York Times. August 19, 1923. Retrieved June 17, 2010. 

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