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UWRF Series 135 Collection Inventory
University of Wisconsin - River Falls Coaches Clinic
Arrangement: Chronologically
Quantity: 3 boxes (1 c.f.)

Collection Summary: The UWRF Coaches Clinic began in June 1950, and continued every summer until June 1979 (the clinic was discontinued because of rising costs and competition from other clinics). It was directed by several faculty members: George K. Schlagenhauf, Philip Belfiori, Fran Polsfoot, Ben Bergsrud, and Judith Wilson. The three day clinic included Headliners such as basketball coaches Bobby Knight, Adolph Rupp, football coach Bud Wilkenson and hockey coach Bob Johnson. The university invited coaches and athletes from the area to come and take part in the sessions taught by the various coaches.

The Coaches Clinic Collection includes various kinds of documentation related to the coaches clinic. This includes contracts from various headliners, lists of participants, pamphlets introducing the clinic and the main speakers, biographies of some coaches, daily schedules of the clinics events, correspondence with prospective headliners and manufacturers of athletic goods, as well as other related material.

Box/Folder
Contents, Years - Headliner
1/1 Coaches Clinic, 1950 – Bruhn
1/2 Coaches Clinic, 1951 - Rupp
1/3 Coaches Clinic, 1952 - Combes
1/4 Coaches Clinic, 1953 - Iba
1/5 Coaches Clinic, 1954 - Wilkinson
1/6 Coaches Clinic, 1955 - Bierman
1/7 Coaches Clinic, 1956 - Wooden
1/8 Coaches Clinic, 1957 - Parseghian
1/9 Coaches Clinic, 1958 - Devine
1/10 Coaches Clinic, 1959 - Hickey
1/11 Coaches Clinic, 1960 - Elliot
1/12 Coaches Clinic, 1961 - Kundala
1/13 Coaches Clinic, 1962 - Roderick
1/14 Coaches Clinic, 1963 - Stein
1/15 Coaches Clinic, 1964 - Devaney
1/16 Coaches Clinic, 1965 - Gentile
1/17 Coaches Clinic, 1966 - Siebert
1/18 Coaches Clinic, 1967 - Coatta
1/19 Coaches Clinic, 1968 - Pont
1/20 Coaches Clinic, 1969 – McGuire
2/1 Coaches Clinic, 1970 – Rodgers
2/2 Coaches Clinic, 1971 - Orr
2/3 Coaches Clinic, 1972 - Musselman
2/4 Coaches Clinic, 1973 - Knight
2/5 Coaches Clinic, 1974 - Winter
3/1 Coaches Clinic, 1975 – Smith
3/2 Coaches Clinic, 1976 - Brooks
3/3 Coaches Clinic, 1976 - Dutcher
3/4 Coaches Clinic, 1977 – Johnson
3/5 Coaches Clinic, 1977 - Sloan
3/6 Coaches Clinic, 1978 – Polsfoot
3/7 Coaches Clinic, 1979 – Heathcote
3/8 Coaches Clinic Photographs
3/9 Coaches Clinic Miscellaneous


 
 

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