Normal Leard
Biographical details
Born(1875-03-23)March 23, 1875
Le Flore County, Oklahoma
DiedJuly 20, 1961(1961-07-20) (aged 86)
Hugo, Oklahoma
Alma materKendall College

Joseph Norman Leard (March 23, 1875 – July 20, 1961) was an American football coach and secretary to Green McCurtain, principal chief of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. He was one-thirty-second Choctaw origin and attended in the Indian schools in Oklahoma.[1] He was the head football coach for the Kendall Orange and Black football team from 1895 to 1897.[2] In addition to being the coach, he was also the captain and quarterback of Kendall's first football team.[3]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Kendall Orange and Black (Independent) (1895–1897)
1895 Kendall 1–0
1896 Kendall 2–1
1897 Kendall 2–1
Kendall: 5–2
Total: 5–2
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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