Stan Keck
File:Stan Keck.jpg
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born(1897-09-11)September 11, 1897
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
DiedJanuary 20, 1951(1951-01-20) (aged 53)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Playing career
1919–1921
1923
Princeton
Cleveland Indians
Position(s)Tackle, guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1939–1941
1941–1946
1947–1950
Norwich (line)
Norwich
Waynesburg
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1947–1951Waynesburg
Head coaching record
Overall17–15–3 (.529)
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
All-American, 1920
All-American, 1921
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1959 (profile)

James Stanton Keck (September 11, 1897 – January 20, 1951) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He played college football at Princeton University as a tackle and guard, and was selected as an All-American in 1920 and in 1921. Keck served as the head football coach at Waynesburg University from 1947 to 1950, compiling a record of 17–15–3. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1959.

Coaching career[edit | edit source]

Keck was the head football coach for the Waynesburg Yellow Jackets located in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. He held that position for four seasons, from 1947 until 1950.[1] His coaching record at Waynesburg was 17 wins, 15 losses and 3 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2010 season, this ranks him #11 at Waynesburg in total wins and #9 at the school in winning percentage (.529).[2]

Death[edit | edit source]

Keck died on January 20, 1951 after suffering a stroke at Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh. He had transferred there five days earlier from Greene Country Memorial Hospital, to which he was admitted the previous month with high blood pressure.[3]

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