Ken Germann

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Ken Germann
Biographical details
Born(1921-04-16)April 16, 1921
Brooklyn, New York
DiedAugust 24, 2005(2005-08-24) (aged 84)
Richmond, Virginia
Playing career
Position(s)Wingback, punter (football)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1946–1956Iona Prep (NY)
1957–1960Columbia (freshmen)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1946–1957Iona Prep (NY)
1961–1968Rutgers (assistant AD)
1974–1987SoCon (commissioner)

Kenneth George Germann (April 16, 1921 – August 24, 2005) was an American college athlete, football coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the athletic director at Columbia University from 1968 to 1973. Germann was the commissioner of the Southern Conference from 1974 to 1987.[1] Germann was born in Brooklyn on April 16, 1921.[2]


  1. ^ "Ken Germann, Who Led Columbia Athletics, Dies at 84". The New York Times. September 1, 2005. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "Ken Germann". Bill Shannon Biographical Dictionary of New York Sports. New-York Historical Society. Retrieved April 2, 2016.