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Percy S. Prince

Percy S. Prince
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1882-04-07)April 7, 1882
Died December 12, 1930(1930-12-12) (aged 48)
Wilmington, Delaware
Coaching career (HC unless noted)



Tufts (assistant)
Louisiana Tech
Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech
St. Stephen's

Louisiana Tech
St. Stephen's
Head coaching record
Overall 25–17–5 (football)
5–5 (basketball)
14–4 (baseball)
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association (1915)
Percy S. Prince
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch United States Army seal United States Army
Rank Major
Unit 39th Infantry Division
1st Louisiana Infantry Regiment
Commands held Supply Company
Battles/wars World War I (France)

Percy S. Prince (April 7, 1882 – December 12, 1930)[1] was a football, basketball, and baseball head coach at Louisiana Tech University and St. Stephen's College (now Bard College).

Prince graduated from Tufts University in 1906 and served as an assistant football coach at Tufts in 1907.

He became the head football coach at Louisiana Tech in 1909 and coached the Bulldog football team through the 1915 season in which Louisiana Tech won the Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association championship. The 1915 season the first season Louisiana Tech ever competed in a football conference, and therefore, Louisiana Tech's first ever conference championship.

Prince also coached the Louisiana Tech baseball team in 1910 and finished with 14 wins and 4 losses.

With the 156th Infantry Regiment. They were finally assigned to a training camp near Saint Florent. Prince was promoted from Captain to Major.

After the conclusion of the war, Prince returned to Ruston to coach the Bulldog football team for the 1919 season. Prince's career football record was 25 wins, 17 losses, and 5 ties.

In 1920, Prince moved to Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, to coach basketball and base at St. Stephen's College, which has since changed its name to Bard College. He left St. Stephen's in 1923.

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (Independent) (1909–1914)
1909 Louisiana Tech 5–1
1910 Louisiana Tech 7–0
1911 Louisiana Tech 4–2–1
1912 Louisiana Tech 1–2–1
1913 Louisiana Tech 3–4–1
1914 Louisiana Tech 2–4
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1915–1919)
1915 Louisiana Tech 3–1–2 2–0–1 1st
1919 Louisiana Tech 0–3 0–1 4th
Louisiana Tech: 25–17–5 2–1–1
Total: 25–17–5
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title


Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
St. Stephen's () (1920–1923)
1920–21 St. Stephen's 1–2
1921–22 St. Stephen's 2–3
1922–23 St. Stephen's 2–0
St. Stephen's: 5-5
Total: 5-5


Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs () (1910)
1910 Louisiana Tech 14–4
Louisiana Tech: 14-4
St. Stephen's () (1922)
1922 St. Stephen's
St. Stephen's:
Total: 14–4

See also


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