Charles Mayser
Sport(s)Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1876-06-03)June 3, 1876
Buffalo, New York
DiedJuly 14, 1967(1967-07-14) (aged 91)
Akron, Pennsylvania
Coaching career (HC unless noted)


Franklin & Marshall
Iowa State
Franklin & Marshall
Franklin & Marshall

Iowa State
Head coaching record
Overall46–32–5 (football)
18–8–1 (baseball)
College Football Data Warehouse

Charles W. Mayser was an American football and baseball coach in the United States. He served three stints as the head football coach at Franklin & Marshall College (1913–1914, 1924–1925, 1944–1945) and was the head football coach at Iowa State University from 1915 to 1919, compiling a career college football record of 46–32–5. Mayser was also the head baseball coach at Iowa State for two seasons, from 1919 to 1920, tallying a mark of 18–8–1.

Coaching careerEdit

Franklin & MarshallEdit

Mayser was the head college football coach for the Franklin & Marshall Diplomats located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He held that position for 3 different terms totaling 6 seasons: first from 1913 until 1914; second from 1924 until 1925, and third from 1944 until 1945. His coaching record at Franklin & Marshall was 25 wins, 21 losses and 3 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2010 season, this ranks him #6 at Franklin & Marshall in total wins and #17 at the school in winning percentage (.541).[1]

He also coached wrestling at F&M from 1924 to 1946.[2]

Iowa StateEdit

Mayser was the tenth head football coach for the Iowa State University Cyclones located in Ames, Iowa and he held that position for five seasons, from 1915 until 1919. His career coaching record at Iowa state was 21 wins, 11 losses, and 2 ties. This ranks him tenth at Iowa state in total wins and fifth at Iowa state in winning percentage.[3] Mayser was not the original choice for head coach. Iowa State had wanted to hire Charley Brickley as head coach.[4]

He died at a nursing home in 1967.[5]

See alsoEdit


  1. DeLassus, David. "Franklin & Marshall Coaching Records". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved April 9, 2011.
  3. Iowa State Coaching Records
  4. "AMES IS AFTER BRICKLEY". Boston, Massachusetts: The Telegraph-Herald. November 29, 1914. pp. Page 24. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
  5. "Ex-Wrestling Coach Dies", Indiana Evening Gazette, Saturday, July 15, 1967, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States Of America

External linksEdit

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