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Jim Reed (coach)

Jimmy Reed
Personal information
Full name James J. Reed
Date of birth 1903
Place of birth Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States
Date of death April 1, 1994
Place of death United States
Youth career
Team
Lehigh Engineers
Teams managed
Years Team
1929-1933 Princeton Tigers (wrestling assistant)
1931- Princeton Tigers (football assistant)
1934-1964 Princeton Tigers (wrestling)
1938-1966 Princeton Tigers (soccer)
1959-1961 United States (soccer)

James J. "Jimmy" Reed was an American wrestling, football and soccer player and coach. He served as head coach of the United States men's national soccer team from 1959 until 1961, finishing with a record of 0-3-1.

Reed graduated from Liberty High School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He attended Lehigh University in Bethlehem from 1923 to 1927. He spent four seasons on the school's wrestling team and three on the soccer team. In 1928, he was selected as an alternate for the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team.[1] In 1929, he became the assistant wrestling coach at Princeton University. In September 1934, he replaced Clarence Foster as head coach, a position he held until 1963. He compiled a 109-106-14 record as wrestling coach.[2] In 1938, Reed became the head soccer coach at Princeton. When he stepped down in 1966, he had compiled a 136-95-29 record.[3] In 1955, the National Wrestling Coaches Association awarded Reed its 25 Years of Service Award.[4] In the 1950s, Reed also became a part-time wrestling coach at the Hun School of Princeton. After retiring from Princeton in 1969, he became a full-time wrestling and soccer coach at the school. In 2007, the Hun School inducted Reed into its Athletic Hall of Fame.[5]

During his life, Reed held numerous positions in various athletic associations. He was the 1938 and 1947 President of the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association. In 1942, he served as the president of the American Wrestling Coaches Association and was chairman of the NCAA Wrestling Rules Committee from 1949 to 1950.[6] In 1952, Reed spent a year as the chairman of the NCAA Soccer Rules Committee. From 1960 to 1963, he was the secretary-treasurer of the Intercollegiate Soccer Football Association. In 1962, Reed was the president of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. In 1971, the National Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association inducted Reed into its Hall of Fame.[7] In 1972, the NSCAA presented Reed with its Honor Award.[8]

Reed also played for the Bethlehem Panthers, an early American football team.

References

  1. ^ American Olympic Wrestling Outfit Named
  2. ^ Princeton Wrestling Records
  3. ^ Princeton Men's Soccer Records
  4. ^ 25 Years of Service Award
  5. ^ 2007 Hun School Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
  6. ^ National Wrestling Coaches Association presidents
  7. ^ NISOA Hall of Fame: James Reed
  8. ^ NSCAA Honor Award

External links

  • Obituary
  • Article with photo of Reed
  • Lehigh Wrestling: Jimmy Reed
Preceded by
George Meyer
U.S. men's national soccer team head coach
1959–1961
Succeeded by
John Herberger
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