James Kase

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James Kase
James Kase.jpg
Kase from The Arbutus, 1912
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born (1888-05-18)May 18, 1888
Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1911–1912 Indiana
Head coaching record
Overall 6–11

James Abram Kase (May 18, 1888 – ) was an American basketball coach. Born in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, he was a graduate of the Danville (Penn.) Chautauqa College of Physical Training.[1] He became the head coach for the Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team for the 1911–12 season, compiling a record of 6–11. He later served as the physical director at Indiana University.[2] In 1942, he was living in Danville, Pennsylvania, and was employed as a salesman in 40 Pennsylvania counties for the Dr. L. D. Le Gear Medicine Co.[3]


  1. ^ The Arbutus 1911, p. 255.
  2. ^ Draft registration card for James Abram Kase, born May 18, 1888, employed as the physical director at Indiana University in Bloomington. Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Registration Location: Monroe County, Indiana; Roll: 1653568; Draft Board: 0.
  3. ^ Draft registration card for James Abram Kase, Sr., born May 18, 1888 in Columbia County, Pennsylvania. Ancestry.com. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 [database on-line]. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; State Headquarters: Pennsylvania; Microfilm Series: M1951; Microfilm Roll: 156.