Albert P. "Al" Kawal
(c. 1911 – ?) was an American football
player and coach of football, basketball, and baseball
in the United States
. He served as the head football coach at Drake University
(1947–1948), Temple University
(1949–1954), and Southern Illinois University Carbondale
(1960–1961), compiling a career college football
record of 52–53–6. Kawal was also the head baseball coach at the University of Tulsa
in 1964, tallying a mark of 10–12. He played football and basketball at Northwestern University
Kawal got his first head coaching job as the 16th head coach for the Drake University Dragons
located in Des Moines, Iowa
and he held that position for two seasons, from 1947 until 1948. His overall coaching record at Drake was 8 wins, 10 losses, and 1 ties. This ranks him 14th at Drake in terms of total wins and 17th at Drake in terms of winning percentage.
Prior to coaching at SIU, he was the 15th head coach for the Temple University Owls
located in Philadelphia
and he held that position for six seasons, from 1949 until 1954. His overall coaching record at Temple was 24 wins, 28 losses, and 3 ties. This ranks him sixth at Temple in terms of total wins and 11th at Temple in terms of winning percentage.
Kawal was named the eighth head football coach for the......