Alvin Loucks
Date of birth: June 15, 1895
Place of birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Date of death: April 1973
Place of death: Hopkins, Minnesota
Career information
Position(s): Guard
College: Michigan
 As player:
1916, 1919 Michigan

Alvin E. Loucks (June 15, 1895 – April 1973) was an American football player and coach. Loucks was a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan and the son of James C. Loucks.[1] He attended Union High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan before enrolling at the University of Michigan. He played guard for the Michigan Wolverines football team in 1916 and 1919.[2][3] He later played professional football for the Detroit Heralds in 1920.[4] After retiring as a player, Loucks became a coach. He was the head football coach at Escanaba, Michigan, where his 1922 football team won the football championship of the Upper Peninsula.[5] He later served as a football coach at Duluth Junior College.[1][6][7] Loucks lived in Hopkins, Minnesota in his later years. He died in 1973 at age 75.[8]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "ALVIN LOUCKS' FATHER DIES AT GRAND RAPIDS". Ironwood Daily Globe. 1937-05-05.
  2. "1916 roster". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library.
  3. "1919 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library.
  4. "Alvin Loucks profile".
  5. "Promising Coaches Being Lined Up for High School Job". La Crosse Tribune. 1923-08-31.
  6. "Duluth Team to Play Here". Ironwood Daily Globe. 1934-12-05.
  7. "Duluth Seeks Win Over JC". Ironwood Daily Globe. 1936-10-22.
  8. "Social Security Death Index". rootsweb.
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.