Al Gebert
Biographical details
Born(1906-07-30)July 30, 1906
DiedDecember 4, 1980(1980-12-04) (aged 74)
Playing career
Head coaching record

Albert J. Gebert (July 30, 1906 – December 4, 1980) was an American football player and coach. He served as the 16th head football coach at the University of Wichita—now known Wichita State University—in Wichita, Kansas and he held that position for 12 seasons, from 1930 until 1941. His record at Wichita was 68–40–6.[1]

A native of Jacksonville, Illinois, Gebert attended Routt Catholic High School.[2] He played football at the University of Notre Dame under coaching great Knute Rockne and was one of the first coaches to gather upon the announcement of his death.[3][4] He was named one of Rockne's "Notre Dame All Stars" and played in the final game that Rockne was head coach.[5]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Wichita Shockers (Independent) (1930–1941)
1930 Wichita 6–3–1
1931 Wichita 7–3
1932 Wichita 7–2
1933 Wichita 8–2
1934 Wichita 5–3–1
1935 Wichita 5–4
1936 Wichita 4–5
1937 Wichita 7–3
1938 Wichita 7–2–1
1939 Wichita 5–3–2
1940 Wichita 6–4
1941 Wichita 1–6–1
Wichita: 68–40–6
Total: 68–40–6
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


External linksEdit

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