Reginald H. "Red" Threlfall (1903 – February 16, 1971) was an American football, basketball and Canadian football coach.[1] He served as the head football coach at South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota from 1934 to 1937, compiling a record of 17–19–2.[2] Threlfall was the head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL) from 1938 to 1944.[3]

Red Threlfall
Biographical details
Born1903 (1903)
Died(1971-02-16)February 16, 1971
Sioux City, Iowa
Playing career
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1927Bates (assistant)
1934–1937South Dakota State
1938–1944Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1930–1933South Dakota State
1936–1937South Dakota State
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1935South Dakota State
Head coaching record
Overall17–19–2 (college football)
25–32 (college basketball)

Head coaching recordEdit

College footballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
South Dakota State Jackrabbits (North Central Conference) (1934–1947)
1934 South Dakota State 6–4 2–2 4th
1935 South Dakota State 4–4–1 1–3–1 T–4th
1936 South Dakota State 3–6–1
1937 South Dakota State 4–5 2–3 6th
South Dakota State: 17–19–2
Total: 17–19–2


  1. ^ "Reginald Threlfall". Find a Grave. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  2. ^ "Memory Of Friends Glows Through The Golden Years". Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  3. ^ "Winnipeggers Love Him". Winnipeg Free Press. February 18, 1971. Retrieved October 18, 2018.

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