Earle T. Pickering

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Earle T. Pickering
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1888-01-06)January 6, 1888
Geneva, Minnesota
Died June 14, 1961(1961-06-14) (aged 73)
Hennepin County, Minnesota
Alma mater University of Minnesota
Playing career
1909–1911 Minnesota
Position(s) Fullback, end[1]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1912 Vermont
1913–1914 Arkansas
1915 St. Thomas (MN)
1914–1915 Arkansas
Head coaching record
Overall 15–15–1 (football)
33–12 (baseball)

Earle Thomas Pickering (January 6, 1888 – June 14, 1961) was an American football and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Vermont in 1912, at the University of Arkansas from 1913 to 1914, and at the College of St. Thomas—now known as the University of St. Thomas—in Minnesota in 1915, compiling career college football coaching record of 15–15–1. Pickering was also the head baseball coach at Arkansas from 1914 to 1915, tallying a mark of 33–12.

Pickering played college football at the University of Minnesota. He was the captain of the 1911 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team.[2] At Minnesota he was a member of Theta Delta Chi.[3]

He was born in Geneva, Minnesota in 1888.[4][5] He died June 14, 1961 in Hennepin County, Minnesota.[6] He is buried in Geneva, his hometown.[7]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Vermont Catamounts (Independent) (1912)
1912 Vermont 3–5
Vermont: 3–5
Arkansas Razorbacks (Independent) (1913–1914)
1913 Arkansas 7–2
1914 Arkansas 3–6
Arkansas: 10–8
St. Thomas (Minnesota) Tommies (Independent) (1915)
1915 St. Thomas 2–2–1
St. Thomas: 2–2–1
Total: 15–15–1