Charles Hammett

Charles Hammett
Hammett pictured in The Syllabus 1911, Northwestern yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1865-01-29)January 29, 1865
Frederick County, Maryland, U.S.
Died October 2, 1945(1945-10-02) (aged 80)
Meadville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Coaching career (HC unless noted)



Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1910–1913 Northwestern
Head coaching record
Overall 35–19–6 (football)
60–41 (basketball)
College Football Data Warehouse

Charles Edward Hammett, Sr. was an American football and basketball coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Northwestern University from 1910 to 1912 and at Allegheny College from 1913 to 1917 and in 1919, compiling a career college football record of 35–19–6. Hammett was also the head basketball coach at Northwestern (1911–1912) and Allegheny (1913–1918, 1919–1920, 1921–1922), tallying a career college basketball mark of 60–41. In addition, he served as Northwestern's athletic director from 1910 to 1913. He was born in Frederick County, Maryland in 1865 to David Calvin and Ellen (née Krieger) Hammett.[1][2]

Hammett died of a stroke in 1945, he was 80.[3][4]

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Northwestern Purple (Big Ten Conference) (1910–1912)
1910 Northwestern 1–3–1 0–2 T–6th
1911 Northwestern 3–4 0–2 T–6th
1912 Northwestern 2–3–1 0–2 T–6th
Northwestern: 6–10–2 0–2
Allegheny Gators (Independent) (1913–1917)
1913 Allegheny 7–1
1914 Allegheny 6–0–1
1915 Allegheny 5–3
1916 Allegheny 4–2–1
1917 Allegheny 6–0–1
Allegheny Gators (Independent) (1919)
1919 Allegheny 1–3–1
Allegheny: 29–9–4
Total: 35–19–6


External links

  • College Football Data Warehouse
  • Charles Hammett at College Basketball at

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