Orin A. Kates
Biographical details
Born(1883-11-18)November 18, 1883
Ord, Nebraska
DiedJanuary 31, 1947(1947-01-31) (aged 63)
Alma, Michigan
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1903–1904Arizona
Basketball
1904–1906Arizona
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1904–1912Arizona
Head coaching record
Overall5–1–2 (football)
1–0–1 (basketball)

Orin Albert Kates (November 18, 1883 – January 31, 1947)[1][2][3] was an American football and basketball coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the fourth head football coach at the University of Arizona, coaching one season in 1904 and compiling a record of 3–1–2. Kates was also the first head basketball coach at Arizona, coaching two seasons from 1904 to 1906 and tallying a mark of 1–0–1. In addition he served as the school's first athletic director, from 1904 to 1912.

Head coaching record

Football

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Arizona (Independent) (1903–1904)
1903 Arizona 2–0
1904 Arizona 3–1–2
Arizona: 5–1–2
Total: 5–1–2

References

  1. ^ "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 Image United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-17070-37868-3 — FamilySearch.org". familysearch.org. Retrieved April 14, 2015.
  2. ^ "Orin A. Kates", Ludington Daily News, February 1, 1947, Ludington, Michigan
  3. ^ University of Arizona (1903). Announcement for the Academic Year. The University. Retrieved April 14, 2015.