Leo Owen Traister (born September 9, 1919) was the ninth head football coach for the Eureka College Red Devils located in Eureka, Illinois and he held that position for eleven seasons, from 1956 until 1966. His career coaching record at Eureka was 11 wins, 62 losses, and 6 ties. This ranks him seventh at Eureka in total wins and 15th at Eureka in winning percentage.[1] Traister is a World War II veteran.[2]

Leo Traister
Biographical details
Born (1919-09-09) September 9, 1919 (age 100)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Head coaching record


  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Eureka Coaching Records". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on November 21, 2010. Retrieved February 15, 2011.
  2. ^ Leo Owen Traister in the U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947