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Fritz Brennecke

Inducted 1980


Fritz Brennecke coached high school and intercollegiate athletics for forty years.

He was a baseball player at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) from 1931-35 while working on his bachelor’s of arts degree in history.

Brennecke took Golden and South High Schools to football titles in the 1930’s and 1940’s.

He later became Athletic Director and Head Coach at Colorado School of Mines, where he won the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference title in 1951 and 1958.

Brennecke was the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) District 7 Representative from 1971-75 for the Colorado School of Mines. He was inducted into the NACDA Hall of Fame in 1977 and served as an executive committee member for the NACDA as well.

In 1975, UNC named Brennecke as honored alumnus.

Fritz Brennecke

UNC named Brennecke as honored alumnus.