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Charles Lantz
File:Charles P Lantz.jpg
Lantz pictured in The W'apper 1913, Eastern Illinois yearbook
Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1884-12-14)December 14, 1884
West Fairview, Pennsylvania
DiedMay 6, 1962(1962-05-06) (aged 77)
Naples, Florida
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback (football)
Guard (basketball)
Third baseman (baseball)
Head coaching record
Overall95–66–13 (football)
197–208 (basketball)
171–216 (baseball)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
4 IIAC (1912–1914, 1928)

Charles Phillip Lantz (December 14, 1884 – May 6, 1962) was an American football, basketball, baseball coach and college athletics administrator. He was the sixth head football coach at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois, serving 24 seasons, from 1911 to 1935 and again in 1944, compiling a record of 95–66–13.[1] In 1967, the Lantz Arena complex was opened and named in his honor.

Lantz graduated from Gettysburg College in 1908. He died on May 6, 1962, in Naples, Florida.[2]

Head coaching recordEdit

FootballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Eastern Illinois Panthers (Independent) (1911)
1911 Eastern Illinois 4–2
Eastern Illinois Panthers (Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1912–1934)
1912 Eastern Illinois 6–1 T–1st
1913 Eastern Illinois 6–2 T–1st
1914 Eastern Illinois 8–0–1 1st
1915 Eastern Illinois 2–2–1
1916 Eastern Illinois 4–3
1917 Eastern Illinois 4–1–1
1918 No team—World War I
1919 Eastern Illinois 3–5–1
1920 Eastern Illinois 2–3
1921 Eastern Illinois 2–5–1
1922 Eastern Illinois 4–0–2
1923 Eastern Illinois 4–2–2
1924 Eastern Illinois 6–2
1925 Eastern Illinois 4–3–1
1926 Eastern Illinois 3–5–1
1927 Eastern Illinois 5–2
1928 Eastern Illinois 7–0–1 T–1st
1929 Eastern Illinois 6–1
1930 Eastern Illinois 6–1–1
1931 Eastern Illinois 3–4
1932 Eastern Illinois 1–7
1933 Eastern Illinois 1–8
1934 Eastern Illinois 3–4
Eastern Illinois Panthers (Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1944)
1944 Eastern Illinois 1–3
Eastern Illinois: 95–66–13
Total: 95–66–13
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

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