Frank Ellwood
Biographical details
BornDover, Ohio
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback, end
Head coaching record

Frank Ellwood is a former American football player, coach, and college athletic administrator. He served as the head football coach at Marshall University from 1975 to 1978 and at Georgia Southern University at in 1996, compiling a record of 14–41 in five seasons.[1] He was previously an assistant coach at the Ohio State University and at Ohio University. He won a national championship as a player at Ohio State in 1954. Ellwood served as a senior associate athletic director at Georgia Southern from 1990 until his retirement in 1998. He was the school's interim athletic director from July 25 to December 31, 1995.[2]

Ellwood has two grandsons who both played baseball at Kansas State University, one who played in the Detroit Tigers minor league system named, Jason King.[3][4]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Marshall Thundering Herd (NCAA Division I independent) (1975–1976)
1975 Marshall 2–9
1976 Marshall 4–7
Marshall Thundering Herd (Southern Conference) (1977–1978)
1977 Marshall 2–9 0–5 7th
1978 Marshall 1–10 0–5 7th
Marshall: 10–34 0–10
Georgia Southern Eagles (Southern Conference) (1996)
1996 Georgia Southern 4–7 2–6 T–6th
Georgia Southern: 4–7 2–6
Total: 14–41
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

Coaching treeEdit

Assistants under Ellwood that became NCAA or NFL head coaches:


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