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Alden Knipe

Alden Knipe  

Alden Arthur Knipe served as the sixth head football coach at the University of Iowa, serving from 1898 to 1902 and compiling a record of 30-11-4. Knipe played college football at the University of Pennsylvania where he was an All-American.

Knipe had a large, early influence on Iowa athletics. He served as Iowa's coach for track and cross country from 1899–1902, and he was Iowa's first baseball coach from 1900–1901. In addition to serving as Iowa's director of music and Iowa's director of athletics, he is the only person in the history of the university to coach four separate sports (football, track, baseball, and cross country) simultaneously.

In 1899, Hawkeye fans were ecstatic with a 5-5 tie against a powerful Chicago team. Iowa would not yield another point all year, winning their last seven games by a combined score of 194–0, including a 58-0 win over Illinois.

Before the 1900 season, the University of Iowa appointed Knipe to a position titled "Director of Physical Culture". Knipe oversaw all Iowa intercollegiate athletics at the time in this director of athletics role. He is occasionally referred to as Iowa's first athletic director, though the University of Iowa does not officially recognize the position until 1910, when it was split from the head football coaching duties for the first time.

The 1900 season was very successful, tying for the league title with a 7-0-1 record, with impressive wins over Chicago and Michigan.

In 1902, Iowa's football team went 5–4, but lost to Michigan and Illinois by a combined score of 187–0.

After retiring from coaching, Knipe authored numerous books for children.

He was born 6/1/1870 and died on 5/22/1950 at the age of 79.







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