Golden Bears Football

Coaching History

All-Time U of A Football Coaching

(1910-2016)

Titles

Coach

Yrs

Seasons

G

W

L

T

Pct

Conf.

Nat’l

W.M. Edwards

3

1910-1912

8

4

4

0

.500

-

-

Whitney Lailey

1

1913

3

0

3

0

.000

-

-

Gordon McGuire

2

1914-1915

7

5

2

0

.714

-

-

WWI - Did Not Play

3

1916-1918

York Blayney

1

1919

3

1

2

0

.333

-

-

Dr. McGibbon

2

1920-1921

6

1

5

0

.167

-

-

Jimmy Bill

5

1922-1926

18

7

11

0

.389

-

-

Miles Palmer

1

1927

4

2

2

0

.500

0

-

Wallace E. Sterling

2

1928-1929

15

9

6

0

.600

1

-

George (Bud) Morgan

2

1930-1931

15

5

10

0

.333

0

-

Dr. Ken Thompson

1

1932

4

0

4

0

.000

0

-

Al Wilson

2

1933-1934

14

7

7

0

.500

0

-

Jake Jamieson

2

1935-1936

11

3

8

0

.273

0

-

Bill Broadfoot

3

1937-39

19

5

12

2

.316

0

-

Bob Fritz

2

1940-1941

9

7

2

0

.778

0

-

Tommy Hays

3

1942-1944

10

7

3

0

.700

1

-

M.L. Van Vliet

3

1945-1947

20

13

7

0

.650

2

-

Don Smith

1

1948

6

5

1

0

.833

1

-

No competition

10

1949-1958

Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) commenced operations in 1949

Steve Mendryk

1

1959

7

4

3

0

.571

0

-

Murray Smith

2

1960-1961

15

9

4

2

.667

1

-

Clare Drake

3

1962, 1967-68

27

23

4

0

.852

2

1

Gino Fracas

4

1963-1966

32

24

8

0

.750

3

0

Harvey Scott

2

1969-1970

21

14

7

0

.667

0

0

Jim Donlevy

18

1971-81, 84-90

161

93

65

3

.590

5

2

Jim Lazaruk

2

1982-1983

16

11

5

0

.690

0

0

Tom Wilkinson

10

1991-2000

80

30

48

2

.387

0

0

Jerry Friesen

10

2001-2010

80

36

44

0

.450

0

0

Jeff Stead

2

2011-12

16

2

14

0

.125

0

0

Chris Morris

4

2013-16

33 6 27

0

0.182

0

0

U of A Totals

90 active, 13 inactive

660 333 318

9

.505

16

3

(win/loss totals are through 2016-17)