Trevor J. Rees
Trevor J. Rees (October 22, 1913 – January 2, 1999) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator.
|Born||October 22, 1913|
|Died||January 2, 1999 (aged 85)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1936–1940||Shaw HS (OH)|
|1941||Ohio State (freshmen)|
|1942||Iowa Pre-Flight (ends)|
|1945||Ohio State (assistant)|
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
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.
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.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Kent State Golden Flashes (Ohio Athletic Conference) (1946–1950)|
|Kent State Golden Flashes (Mid-American Conference) (1951–1963)|
|1954||Kent State||8–2||4–1||2nd||L Refrigerator|
- Miles, Dan (July 8, 1972). "Testimonial for Trevor J. Rees". The Daily Reporter. Dover, Ohio. p. 12. Retrieved October 10, 2017 – via Newspapers.com .
- "Rees Named Kent Coach". The Evening Independent. Massillon, Ohio. Associated Press. December 14, 1945. p. 10. Retrieved October 5, 2016 – via Newspapers.com .
- "Trevor J. Rees". Record-Courier. Kent, Ohio. January 4, 1999. Retrieved December 16, 2014.