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Ken Shroyer
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born(1898-02-01)February 1, 1898
Buckhannon, West Virginia
DiedJuly 6, 1974(1974-07-06) (aged 76)
Beckley, West Virginia
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1922–1925
1926–1927
1928–1933
Western Maryland
Franklin & Marshall
New River State
Head coaching record
Overall50–40–11 (.550)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

David Kenneth "Ken" Shroyer was an American football coach in the United States.[1] He served as the head football coach at Western Maryland College, now McDaniel College, from 1922 to 1925, at Franklin & Marshall College from 1926 to 1927, and at New River State College, now West Virginia University Institute of Technology, from 1928 to 1933, compiling a career college football record of 50–40–11.

Coaching careerEdit

Franklin & MarshallEdit

Schroyer was the head college football coach for the Franklin & Marshall Diplomats located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He held that position for the 1926 and 1927 seasons.His coaching record at Franklin & Marshall was 1 wins, 15 losses and 2 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2010 season, this ranks him #37 at Franklin & Marshall in total wins and #38 at the school in winning percentage (.111).[2]

West Virginia TechEdit

Shroyer was the head college football coach for the West Virginia Tech Golden Bears located in Montgomery, West Virginia. He held that position for 6 seasons, from 1928 until 1933. His coaching record at West Virginia Tech was 28 wins, 11 losses and 5 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2009 season, this ranks him #3 at West Virginia Tech in total wins and #3 at the school in winning percentage (.693).[3]

He later became the president of Beckley College at Beckley, West Virginia. He retired from the school in 1967.[4] He died there in 1974 after a short illness.[5]

ReferencesEdit

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