Otto Klum Photo

Otto Klum

Born: Oct 17, 1892

Death: Sep 24, 1944

Birthplace: Ashland

Nationality: United States

Otto Klum

Date of Birth : Oct 17, 1892
Date of Death : Sep 24, 1944
Birth Place : Ashland

Otto "Proc" Klum was an American football and basketball coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Hawaii from 1921 to 1939. Klum is the most successful coach in Hawaii football history having compiled a career record of 84–51–7. His 1925 team went 10–0. Klum was also the head basketball coach at Hawaii for two seasons from 1921 to 1923, tallying a mark of 13–8. Klum was notorious for running up the score. In the 1926 season, his team scored more than 100 points twice. His teams also scored more than 80 points in two other games in 1923 and 1925. Klum died on September 24, 1944, of a heart attack near Ashland, Oregon. He was born near Ashland on October 17, 1892. Klum Gym, on the University of Hawaii's Manoa campus, is named after the former coach. Klum is an inductee of the Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame.

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