|Sport(s)||Football, basketball, baseball|
|Born||September 22, 1895|
|Died||August 27, 1953(aged 57)|
|Head coaching record|
|Overall||14–22–4 (football, excluding Des Moines)|
Roland Adhemar Cowell (September 22, 1895 – August 27, 1953) was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) from 1922 to 1923, Des Moines University from 1924 to 1925 and Northern Illinois State Teachers College—now known as Northern Illinois University—from 1926 to 1928. Cowell was also the head basketball coach at Northern Illinois from 1926 to 1929 and the head baseball coach at the school from 1927 to 1929. Cowell was an assistant coach in basketball, baseball, and track at Ole Miss. He was a graduate of the University of Illinois.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Ole Miss Rebels (Southern Conference) (1922–1923)|
|Northern Illinois State Teachers (Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1926–1928)|
|1926||Northern Illinois State||5–1–1|
|1927||Northern Illinois State||1–4–1|
|1928||Northern Illinois State||0–6–1||0–2–1|
|Northern Illinois State:||6–11–3|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|
- ↑ "Rolland A. Cowell Is New Coach as Des Moines U.". Des Moines Tribune (Des Moines, Iowa): p. 22. May 22, 1924. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30312874/des_moines_tribune/.
- ↑ "Cowell Lands Coaching Post". The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, Iowa): p. 9. May 21, 1926. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30313005/the_des_moines_register/.
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