Biography of Amos Stagg

Biography of Amos Stagg



Amos Alonso Stagg is an American football coach, was born in the city of West Orange, New Jersey. In 1888 in the biography of Amos Alonso Stagga Yale University was completed.

Football Stagg was carried away at the university, playing for the student team. He started his career as a coach at Springfield College, Massachusetts. In 1892, Stagg became a sports manager at the University of Chicago, being there as a coach until 1933.

During his coaching career, Stagg trained five teams that became invincible five times: 1899, 1905, 1908, 1913, 1924. Emos was an authoritative personality in sports, and from 1904 to 1932 he was a member of the committee on procedural matters of football.

Because of his age, the coach had to leave the University of Chicago. But “the great elderly man in football,” later began to teach the team of the Pacific College. And from 1947 to 1952 he was an assistant coach at the University of Susquehanna. In addition, for his biography Amos Alonso Stagg wrote several books about football, describing many innovations in the game.




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Biography of Amos Stagg