Wallie Winter

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Wallie Winter
Sport(s) Football
Playing career
1891–1892 Yale
Position(s) Tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1893 Minnesota
Head coaching record
Overall 6–0
Accomplishments and honors
1 Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the Northwest (1893)

Wallace C. "Wallie" Winter was a college football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Minnesota for the 1893 Golden Gophers season, leading the team to a 6–0 overall record including 3–0 in Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the Northwest league play. He had been an All-American tackle at Yale University and was known for working the players extremely hard, to the point that "they considered the actual games to be breathers compared to the scrimmages."[1]:4 but agreed to the conditions as long as he could act as the referee.[2]:5

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Minnesota Golden Gophers (Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the Northwest) (1893)
1893 Minnesota 6–0 3–0 1st
Minnesota: 6–0 3–0
Total: 6–0
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth


  1. ^ Papas Jr., Al (1990). Gopher Sketchbook. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Nodin Press. 
  2. ^ The General Alumni Association (1928). Martin Newell, ed. The History of Minnesota Football. The General Alumni Association of the University of Minnesota.