Frank E. Wade
Biographical details
Born(1873-10-06)October 6, 1873
Malta Bend, Missouri
DiedMarch 3, 1930(1930-03-03) (aged 56)
Syracuse, New York
Head coaching record

Frank Edward Wade (October 6, 1873 – March 3, 1930) was an American football player and coach, lawyer, and piano manufacturer. He served as the head football coach at DePauw University in 1895 and at Syracuse University from 1897 to 1899, compiling a career college football record of 20–12–3. Wade was born in Malta Bend, Missouri on October 6, 1873. He attended Washington University in St. Louis before graduating from Yale University in 1896 and Syracuse University College of Law in 1898. He practiced law in Syracuse, New York, and was president of the Amphion Piano Company, which he sold a few years before his death in 1930.[1]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
DePauw Tigers (Indiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1895)
1895 DePauw 3–3–1
DePauw: 3–3–1
Syracuse Orangemen (Independent) (1897–1899)
1897 Syracuse 5–3–1
1898 Syracuse 8–2–1
1899 Syracuse 4–4
Syracuse: 17–9–2
Total: 20–12–3
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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