Stan Keck
Biographical details
Born(1897-09-11)September 11, 1897
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
DiedJanuary 20, 1951(1951-01-20) (aged 53)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Playing career
1923Cleveland Indians
Position(s)Tackle, guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1939–1941Norwich (line)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
Head coaching record
Accomplishments and honors
All-American (1920, 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 Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont from 1942 to 1946 and Waynesburg College—now known as Waynesburg University—in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania from 1947 to 1950, compiling a career college football coaching record of 23–26–4. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1959.


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.[1]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Norwich Cadets (Independent) (1942–1946)
1942 Norwich 5–2
1943 No team—World War II
1944 Norwich 1–3
1945 No team—World War II
1946 Norwich 0–6–1
Norwich: 6–11–1
Waynesburg Yellow Jackets (Independent) (1947–1950)
1947 Waynesburg 4–5
1948 Waynesburg 5–4
1949 Waynesburg 5–3–1
1950 Waynesburg 3–3–2
Waynesburg: 17–15–3
Total: 23–26–4


  1. ^ "Stan Keck, 53, Dies; Princeton Ex-Star; Former Football Captain Was All-America Tackle in 1920—Coach at Waynesburg" (PDF). The New York Times. January 21, 1951. Retrieved February 16, 2011.