|Carl M. Voyles|
Voyles pictured in Colonial Echo 1940, William & Mary yearbook
|Born||August 11, 1898|
|Died||January 11, 1982 (aged 83)|
Fort Myers, Florida
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
William & Mary
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|1939–1943||William & Mary|
|Head coaching record|
College Football Data Warehouse
|Accomplishments and honors|
1 SoCon (1942)
41st Grey Cup (1953)
Carl Marvin "Dutch" Voyles (August 11, 1898 – January 11, 1982) was a gridiron football coach and sports executive in the United States and Canada. He served as the head football coach at the College of William & Mary (1939–1943) and Auburn University (1944–1947), compiling a career college football record of 44–29–3. Voyles was the head of the Brooklyn Dodgers of the All-America Football Conference in 1948 and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League from 1950 to 1955.
Coaching career[edit | edit source]
William & Mary[edit | edit source]
From 1939 to 1943, Voyles served as the athletic director and head football coach at William and Mary, where he compiled a 29–7–3 record. The William & Mary football team did not play during the 1943 season due to a lack of players.
Auburn[edit | edit source]
From 1944 to 1947, Voyles coached at Auburn University (officially the Alabama Polytechnic Institute), where he compiled a 15–22 record.
Brooklyn Dodgers[edit | edit source]
In 1948, Voyles coached the professional football Brooklyn Dodgers of the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) for Branch Rickey. When the team folded in 1949, he was given a position with the Dodgers baseball team.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit | edit source]
Voyles was the first head coach and general manager of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. In his six seasons in Hamilton, he had a 48–27–1 record and won the 1953 Grey Cup. Voyles retired from football after the 1955 season to work as a sales supervisor for a Florida real estate company owned by Toronto stock broker and former Montreal Alouettes owner, Eric Cradock.
Death[edit | edit source]
Head coaching record[edit | edit source]
College[edit | edit source]
|William & Mary Indians (Southern Conference) (1939–1943)|
|1939||William & Mary||6–2–1||2–0–1||T–3rd|
|1940||William & Mary||6–2–1||2–1–1||4th|
|1941||William & Mary||8–2||4–1||4th|
|1942||William & Mary||9–1–1||4–0||1st||14|
|1943||No team—World War II|
|William & Mary:||29–7–3||12–2–2|
|Auburn Tigers (Southeastern Conference) (1944–1947)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|#Rankings from final AP Poll.|
References[edit | edit source]
- "W.&M. DROPS FOOTBALL; Schedule Difficulties and Lack of Players Cause of Action". The New York Times. August 26, 1943. http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive/pdf?res=FB0D17F63A5D167B93C4AB1783D85F478485F9. Retrieved August 15, 2011.
- "Football in a Heat Wave". Time (Time Inc.). September 6, 1948. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,779969,00.html. Retrieved March 23, 2008.
- "Yesterday's Sports In Brief". Gettysburg Times. Feb 24, 1949. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=N0kmAAAAIBAJ&sjid=Sv8FAAAAIBAJ&pg=4802,2698554&dq=carl+voyles&hl=en. Retrieved August 15, 2011.
- Vern DeGeer (Dec 2, 1957). "Tip Voyles Next Coach At Regina". The Montreal Gazette. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=s08vAAAAIBAJ&sjid=e6gFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5591,162920&dq. Retrieved March 8, 2010.
- CP (January 13, 1982). "Carl Voyles dead after lengthy illness". Leader-Post. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=DJJVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=9z8NAAAAIBAJ&pg=3433,2570639. Retrieved August 15, 2011.
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