Frank A. Zazula
Biographical details
Born(1916-07-04)July 4, 1916
Passaic, New Jersey
DiedDecember 12, 1999(1999-12-12) (aged 83)
St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Playing career
Position(s)Halfback, quarterback
Head coaching record
Overall28–27–3 (football)

Frank Allen "Zaz" Zazula (July 4, 1916 – December 12, 1999) was an American football, track and field, and cross country coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of North Dakota from 1950 to 1956, compiling a record of 28–27–3. Zazula also coached track and field and cross country at North Dakota until 1982.

Zazula grew up in Canton Ohio, and played high school football as a quarterback at Canton McKinley High School. He then starred in football at the University of Akron, lettering from 1937 to 1939. Zazula died on December 12, 1999.[1]

Head coaching recordEdit


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
North Dakota Fighting Sioux (North Central Conference) (1950–1956)
1950 North Dakota 5–2–2 3–1–2 3rd
1951 North Dakota 2–4 2–3 4th
1952 North Dakota 3–6 2–4 6th
1953 North Dakota 6–1–1 4–1–1 3rd
1954 North Dakota 4–5 3–3 T–3rd
1955 North Dakota 6–3 3–3 T–4th
1966 North Dakota 2–6 2–4 6th
North Dakota: 28–27–3 19–19–3
Total: 28–27–3
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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