December 25, 1859|
|Died||May 22, 1939
Metuchen, New Jersey
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
College Football Data Warehouse
Frank Fessenden Dole (December 25, 1859 – May 22, 1939) was an American football coach, dog breeder, and journalist. He was the first head football coach at the University of Pennsylvania, serving from 1885 to 1887, and leading the Penn Quakers to a record of 23–20–1 in three seasons.
Dole was born on December 25, 1859 in Portland, Maine. As a dog breeder, he specialized in Bull Terriers. Dole joined the New York Herald Tribune in 1912 as a writer, and remained on the newspaper's staff until 1938, when he retired as kennel editor. He died on May 22, 1939 at his home in Metuchen, New Jersey.
Head coaching record
|Penn Quakers (Independent) (1885–1887)|