Ivan Schottel
Biographical details
Born(1921-10-11)October 11, 1921
Cosby, Missouri
DiedAugust 21, 2000(2000-08-21) (aged 78)
Saint Joseph, Missouri
Playing career
Position(s)End, defensive back
Head coaching record
Overall77–73–3 (college)

Ivan Estill Schottel (October 11, 1921 – August 21, 2000)[1] was an American football player and coach.

Early life and playing careerEdit

Schottel was born in Cosby, Missouri and graduated King City High School in King City, Missouri. He attended Northwest Missouri and pre-flight training at St. Mary's College, Kansas where he played for the service team. He joined Army during World War II. After the war, Schottel played for the Detroit Lions as an end and defensive back in 1946 and 1948. He played in 16 games for the Lions, had four receptions for 147 yards and one touchdown. He had a 41.6 yard punting average.[2][3] An injury in 1948 ended his career.

Coaching careerEdit


Schottel was the tenth head football coach at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. He held that position for 10 seasons, from 1953 until 1962. His coaching record at Benedictine was 52–36–2.[4]

Northwest Missouri StateEdit

Schottel was the 12th head football coach at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri and he held that position for eight seasons, from 1963 until 1970. His career coaching record at Northwest Missouri State was 28–44–1. This ranks him sixth at Northwest Missouri State in total wins and 12th at Northwest Missouri State in winning percentage.[5]


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