Ralph W. Sherwin

Ralph W. Sherwin

Sherwin at Dartmouth in 1908
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1888-01-31)January 31, 1888
Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Died May, 1963 (aged 75)
New Hampshire
Playing career
1908–1911 Dartmouth
Position(s) Left tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1911 Kansas
Head coaching record
Overall 4–2–2

Ralph Waldo Sherwin (January 31, 1888 – May, 1963) was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Dartmouth College, playing left tackle.[1] He served as the 14th head coach at the University of Kansas for a single season in 1911, compiling a record of 4–2–2.[2] Sherwin was the head coach of the visiting team in the first American football homecoming game.[3]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Kansas Jayhawks (Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1911)
1911 Kansas 4–2–2 1–1–1 3rd
Kansas: 4–2–2 1–1–1
Total: 4–2–2


  1. "The Dartmouht Players". The Dartmouth. Dartmouth College. XXX (15): 178–179. 1908.
  2. DeLassus, David. "Kansas Coaching Records". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved February 28, 2012.
  3. DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records: Game-by-game (Ralph Sherwin, 1911)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved December 27, 2011.
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