James Kase

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James Kase
James Kase.jpg
Kase from The Arbutus, 1912
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born May 18, 1888
Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
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 1911-1912 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.

External links[edit]

  • James Kase at College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com
  • Indiana University Basketball Encyclopedia, at pages 145-146