|Born||July 26, 1916|
|Died||June 7, 2005 (aged 88)|
|Head coaching record|
6–10 (high school)
|Accomplishments and honors|
1 NDCAC (1947)
Clyde Howard Bliss (July 26, 1916 – June 7, 2005) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Valley City State Teachers College—now known as Valley City State University—in 1947 and North Dakota Agricultural College—now known as North Dakota State University—compiling a career college football coaching record of 9–17.
Bliss began his coaching career at the Montpelier High School in Montpelier, Ohio. After briefly attending the University of Michigan and serving in World War II, he became an assistant coach at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He was hired as the head football coach and athletic director at Valley City State University in Valley City, North Dakota in 1947.
Later life and deathEdit
After retiring from coaching, Bliss worked for General Tire Company. He died in 2005.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Valley City State Vikings (North Dakota College Athletic Conference) (1947)|
|1947||Valley City State||6–1||1st|
|Valley City State:||6–1|
|North Dakota Agricultural Bison (North Central Conference) (1948–1949)|
|1948||North Dakota Agricultural||3–7||0–6||7th|
|1949||North Dakota Agricultural||0–9||0–6||7th|
|North Dakota Agricultural:||3–16||0–12|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|
- ↑ "All-Time Letterwinners". Purdue University. https://purduesports.com/news/2009/8/6/ALL_TIME_LETTERWINNERS.aspx.
- ↑ "Football". Montpelier High School. https://www.montpelier.k12.oh.us/userfiles/500/my%20files/football%20record%20book.pdf?id=7258.
- ↑ "JOHPER: Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Volume 18". American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. 1947. https://books.google.com/books?id=eNgnAAAAMAAJ.
- ↑ "Bliss Named Successor To Hollingsworth". North Dakota State University. April 20, 1948. https://library.ndsu.edu/ir/bitstream/handle/10365/19724/nds-1948-04-30-0.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y.
- ↑ "NDSU Football Coaching History". North Dakota State Athletics. https://gobison.com/sports/2016/1/19/FB_0119163617.aspx?path=football.
- ↑ "Clyde Howard Bliss". Akron Beacon Journal. July 4, 2005. https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ohio/obituary.aspx?n=clyde-howard-bliss&pid=14192077.