Sunday, October 09, 2016

Ad Rutschman hired as Hilhi football coach 1958, Linfield football coach 1968

=Ad Rutschman hired as Hillsboro High School Football Coach


Oregonian – Friday March 7, 1958


Hilhi Selects Rutschman
Martinson Quits As Gridiron Pilot


HILLSBORO -- “The Hillsboro high school board this week appointed Ad Rutschman, Hillsboro native, head football coach … “ Rutschman, 26, was born in Hillsboro and graduated from Hilhi in 1950. He became freshman coach of football, basketball and baseball in 1954, and since that time has been assistant to Norm Martinson (who resigned as Hilhi head football and wrestling coach and track & field assistant coach) and to Lou Samsa, as well as head baseball coach.







= Ad Rutschman hired as Linfield College Football Coach


Sunday Oregonian - Feb 25, 1968


Linfield Hires Rutschman
To Coach Wildcat Gridders


McMINNVILLE – “Ad Rutschman, highly successful Hillsboro High School mentor, has been named head football coach at Linfield College…” The announcement of his appointment was made Saturday.


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Linfield football postseason games with Ad Rutschman as head coach:


1974 -- Lost to Texas Lutheran, NAIA national football playoffs in Seguin, Texas


1976 -- Lost to Oregon College of Education, Oregon Bowl of NAIA District 2 in Monmouth, Ore.


1977 -- Lost to California Lutheran, NAIA national football playoffs in Thousand Oaks, Calif.


1978 -- Beat Carroll and lost to Concordia (Minn.), NAIA national football playoffs in McMinnville, Ore.


1979 -- Lost to Oregon College of Education, Oregon Bowl of NAIA District 2 in McMinnville, Ore.


1981 -- Beat Oregon Institute of Technology, Oregon Bowl of NAIA District 2 in Klamath Falls, Ore.


1982 -- Beat California Lutheran, Westminster and William Jewell to win national title, NAIA national football playoffs in McMinnville, Ore.


1984 -- Beat St. Ambrose, Hanover and to win national title, NAIA national football playoffs in McMinnville, Ore.


1985 -- Lost to Pacific Lutheran, NAIA national football playoffs in Lakewood, Wash.


1986 -- Beat Pacific Lutheran, Carrol, and Baker to win national title, NAIA national football playoffs in McMinnville, Ore.


1991 -- Lost to Pacific Lutheran, NAIA national football playoffs in Puyallup, Wash.