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Wayne Wilscher, former head football coach at Coronado High School in Lubbock, discusses his college football career, his coaching career and football philosophy.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Wayne Wilscher

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 16, 1971

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Perry McWilliams

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: High school football career, Attended college, Texas A & I, Kingsville, Texas, Football program, Leo Spanky, Description of athletic dormitories, Leo Spanky (again), Disciplinarian, Philosophy, Relationship with players, Running, Disciplinary actions, Counseling, Punishment, Coaching career, Player dedication, Philosophy on winning, Treatment of players, Philosophy on discipline, Incident, Dismissal and reinstatement of player, Dress code, Hair length, Code of conduct—football players.

Tape 1, Side 2: Selection of high school football players, Importance of allowing less talented players to participate in games, Incident—football game, Selection process, Varsity team, Junior Varsity team, Sophomore team, Encouragement of talented players, Discusses early coaching jobs, Encouragement of talented players, Ken Perkins.

Range Dates: 1950s-1971

Bulk Dates: 1960s

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