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American Fred ENKE

born Frederick August ENKE

American football and basketball player, coach of football, basketball, baseball, and golf, and college athletics administrator

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on July 12, 1897 in Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Died: on November 02, 1985 in Casa Grande, Arizona, USA


The Rochester, Minnesota native coached basketball for two seasons at the University of Louisville (1923–1925) and 36 seasons at the University of Arizona (1925–1961), compiling a career college basketball record of 522–344 (.603). Enke also spent two seasons as head football coach at Louiville (1923–1924) and one season as the head football coach at Arizona (1931), tallying a career college football mark of 11–13–2. In addition, he was the head baseball coach at Louisville for two seasons (1924–1925) and the school's athletic director from 1923 to 1925. Enke's son, Fred, Jr., played seven seasons in the NFL.

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- Category Team sport - American football