Trevor J. Rees

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Trevor J. Rees (October 22, 1913 – January 2, 1999) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator.

Trevor J. Rees
Biographical details
Born(1913-10-22)October 22, 1913
Dover, Ohio
DiedJanuary 2, 1999(1999-01-02) (aged 85)
Naples, Florida
Playing career
1933–1935Ohio State
Position(s)End
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1936–1940Shaw HS (OH)
1941Ohio State (freshmen)
1942Iowa Pre-Flight (ends)
1945Ohio State (assistant)
1946–1963Kent State
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1946–1956Kent State
Head coaching record
Overall92–63–5 (college)
Bowls0–1

Rees was born on October 22, 1913 in Dover, Ohio. He attended Dover High School, where he succeeded as a multi-sport star athlete, graduating in 1932. He played college football at Ohio State University from 1933 to 1935.[1]

Rees served as the head football coach at Kent State University from 1946 to 1963, compiling a record of 92–63–5. His 92 wins are the most of any head coach in the history of the Kent State Golden Flashes football program. Rees was also the athletic director at Kent State from 1946 to 1956. He entered the United States Navy in 1942 and worked as an ends coach with the Iowa Pre-Flight Seahawks under Bernie Bierman. He also established sports programs at four bases in South America during World War II.[2]

He died on January 2, 1999 at his home in Naples, Florida.[3]

Head coaching recordEdit

CollegeEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Kent State Golden Flashes (Ohio Athletic Conference) (1946–1950)
1946 Kent State 6–2 1–1 T–9th
1947 Kent State 4–4 2–1 T–5th
1948 Kent State 6–2–1 3–0 3rd
1949 Kent State 5–3 2–0 3rd
1950 Kent State 5–4 2–1 7th
Kent State Golden Flashes (Mid-American Conference) (1951–1963)
1951 Kent State 4–3–2 2–1 3rd
1952 Kent State 5–4 2–2 T–4th
1953 Kent State 7–2 3–1 3rd
1954 Kent State 8–2 4–1 2nd L Refrigerator
1955 Kent State 6–2–1 4–1–1 T–2nd
1956 Kent State 7–2 4–2 3rd
1957 Kent State 3–6 1–5 7th
1958 Kent State 7–2 5–1 2nd
1959 Kent State 5–3 3–3 T–4th
1960 Kent State 6–3 4–2 3rd
1961 Kent State 2–8 1–5 7th
1962 Kent State 3–6 2–4 5th
1963 Kent State 3–5–1 1–5 T–6th
Kent State: 92–63–5 46–36–1
Total: 92–63–5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Miles, Dan (July 8, 1972). "Testimonial for Trevor J. Rees". The Daily Reporter. Dover, Ohio. p. 12. Retrieved October 10, 2017 – via Newspapers.com  .
  2. ^ "Rees Named Kent Coach". The Evening Independent. Massillon, Ohio. Associated Press. December 14, 1945. p. 10. Retrieved October 5, 2016 – via Newspapers.com  .
  3. ^ "Trevor J. Rees". Record-Courier. Kent, Ohio. January 4, 1999. Retrieved December 16, 2014.

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