Rudy Lavik
Biographical details
Born(1892-04-30)April 30, 1892
Forman, North Dakota
DiedSeptember 29, 1979(1979-09-29) (aged 87)
Mesa, Arizona
Playing career
Football
1919Springfield (MA)
Position(s)Tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1920–1921Concordia (MN)
1925–1927Colorado Agricultural (assistant)
1928–1932Northern Arizona / Arizona State–Flagstaff
1933–1937Arizona State
Basketball
1925–1928Colorado Agricultural
1927–1931Northern Arizona / Arizona State–Flagstaff
1933–1935Arizona State
1939–1948Arizona State
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1933–1949Arizona State
Head coaching record
Overall37–42–7 (football)
157–163 (basketball)

Rudolph H. Lavik (April 30, 1892 – September 29, 1979) was an American football and basketball coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota from 1920 to 1921, at Arizona State Teacher's College of Flagstaff—now known as Northern Arizona University—from 1928 to 1932, and at Arizona State Teachers College at Tempe—now known as Arizona State University—from 1933 to 1937, compiling a career college football record of 37–42–7. Lavik was also the head basketball coach at Arizona State Flagstaff (1927–1931), Colorado Agricultural College—now known as Colorado State University (1925–1928), and Arizona State Tempe (1933–1935, 1939–1948), tallying a career college basketball mark of 157–163. In addition he served as the athletic director at Arizona State from 1933 to 1949. He was a graduate of Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts.[1]

Lavik was born on April 30, 1892 in Forman, North Dakota. He died in Mesa, Arizona on September 29, 1979.[2]

Head coaching record

Football

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Concordia Cobbers (Independent) (1920)
1920 Concordia 0–3
Concordia Cobbers (Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1921)
1921 Concordia 2–3–1 0–2 T–6th
Concordia: 2–6–1 0–2
Northern Arizona / Arizona State–Flagstaff Lumberjacks (Independent) (1928–1930)
1928 Northern Arizona 7–1
1929 Arizona State–Flagstaff 5–0
1930 Arizona State–Flagstaff 4–2–1
Arizona State–Flagstaff Lumberjacks (Border Conference) (1931–1932)
1931 Arizona State–Flagstaff 3–5 2–3 4th
1932 Arizona State–Flagstaff 3–2–2 2–2–1 T–3rd
Northern Arizona / Arizona State–Flagstaff: 22–10–3 4–5–1
Arizona State Bulldogs (Border Conference) (1933–1937)
1933 Arizona State 3–5 2–3 5th
1934 Arizona State 4–3–1 2–2–1 4th
1935 Arizona State 2–5–1 2–3–1 4th
1936 Arizona State 4–5 2–4 5th
1937 Arizona State 0–8–1 0–5 7th
Arizona State: 13–26–3 8–17–2
Total: 37–42–7

References

  1. ^ "ASU Head Coaches & Records". Arizona State Official Athletic Site. CBS Interactive. January 12, 2011. Archived from the original on December 11, 2008. Retrieved April 4, 2011.
  2. ^ "Former Sun Devil coach Lavik dies". The Prescott Courier. Prescott, Arizona. Associated Press. October 1, 1979. p. 9. Retrieved January 9, 2014 – via Google News.