H. R. Schenker

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H. R. Schenker
Schenker pictured c. 1906 at Texas
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1882-04-21)April 21, 1882
Holyoke, Massachusetts
Died May 3, 1922(1922-05-03) (aged 40)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Alma mater Yale University
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1906 Texas
1907 Mercer
1907 Texas
Head coaching record
Overall 12–4 (football)
16–8 (baseball)

Henry Richard Schenker (April 21, 1882 – May 3, 1922) was an American football and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Texas at Austin in 1906 and at Mercer University in 1907, compiling a career college football record of 12–4. Schenker was also the head baseball coach at Texas in the spring of 1907, tallying a mark of 16–8.

Schenker was born on April 21, 1882 in Holyoke, Massachusetts.[1] He graduated from Yale University in 1905. He died on May 3, 1922 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Texas Longhorns (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1906)
1906 Texas 9–1 1–1 T–8th
Texas: 9–1 1–1
Mercer Baptists (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1907)
1907 Mercer 3–3 0–3 11th
Mercer: 3–3 0–3
Total: 12–4