Ivan Grove
Biographical details
Born(1894-08-18)August 18, 1894
Denver, Colorado
DiedJanuary 2, 1984(1984-01-02) (aged 89)
Conway, Arkansas
Playing career
1914–1916, 1919Kendall
Position(s)Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1920–1921Oklahoma Baptist
1922–1923Arkansas (assistant)
1924–1955Hendrix
Basketball
1924–1946Hendrix
Track
1924–1958Hendrix
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1924–1959Hendrix
Head coaching record
Overall111–126–16 (football)
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame
Hendrix Hall of Fame (1994)
Tulsa Hall of Fame (1982)

Ivan H. Grove (August 18, 1894 – January 2, 1984) was an American football, basketball and track coach and college athlete.

College athlete

As a college athlete at the University of Tulsa (then known as the Kendall Institute), he led the nation with 196 points in 1919 Kendall Orange and Black football team as a quarterback under head coach Francis Schmidt.[1]

College coach

Grove spent two years as the head football coach at Oklahoma Baptist University from 1920 to 1921. In 1922, he was hired by Francis Schmidt as the first full-time paid assistant coach at the University of Arkansas, where he coached for two years.[2]

Grove was then hired as the head coach and athletic director at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, where coached until he retired in 1959.[3]

Death

In retirement, Grove lived a block from the Hendrix campus. He died on January 2, 1984.[4]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Oklahoma Baptist Bison (Independent) (1920–1921)
1920 Oklahoma Baptist 5–5
1921 Oklahoma Baptist 3–5–1
Oklahoma Baptist: 8–10–1
Hendrix Warriors (Independent) (1924–1955)
1924 Hendrix 5–3–1
1925 Hendrix 6–2–1
1926 Hendrix 7–1–1
1927 Hendrix 5–3–1
1928 Hendrix 2–5–1
1929 Hendrix 6–2–1
1930 Hendrix 6–3
1931 Hendrix 4–5
1932 Hendrix 6–2–2
1933 Hendrix 4–4–1
1934 Hendrix 3–5–2
1935 Hendrix 6–3
1936 Hendrix 6–3–1
1937 Hendrix 6–2
1938 Hendrix 5–4
1939 Hendrix 4–4–1
1940 Hendrix 3–6
1946 Hendrix 1–8
1947 Hendrix 4–5–1
1948 Hendrix 2–7
1949 Hendrix 3–5–1
1950 Hendrix 4–4
1951 Hendrix 3–4
1952 Hendrix 1–5
1953 Hendrix 1–6
1954 Hendrix 0–7
1955 Hendrix 0–8
Hendrix: 103–116–15
Total: 111–126–16

See also

References

  1. ^ "Ivan Grove". tulsahurricane.com. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  2. ^ The Razorbacks. University of Arkansas Press. ISBN 9781610753364. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  3. ^ "Ivan H. Grove". hendrix.edu. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  4. ^ "Hall of famer dead". The Baxter Bulletin. Mountain Home, Arkansas. Associated Press. January 4, 1984. p. 9. Retrieved November 30, 2020 – via Newspapers.com open access.