VINCENT DOWD
Hall of Fame Enshrinee Information
Vincent Dowd

VINCENT DOWD

Inducted: 1984
Years at Loras: 1940-59
Sport: Basketball, Baseball, Football Coach
ACCOMPLISHMENTS/HONORS:
  • A coach for all-seasons, Dowd headed the Duhawks baseball, football and basketball squads from 1940-59.
  • The all-time winningest basketball coach in school history, Dowd lead the Duhawks to a 284-168 record, including three Iowa Conference Championships and a third place finish at the National Catholic Invitational Tournament.
  • On the diamond, Dowd revamped the stagnant sport on the Loras campus after a 10-year absence and guided the Duhawks to a 99-46 record and an Iowa Conference championship in 11 years as head coach.
  • On the gridiron, Dowd had a 14-18 record in four seasons as head coach.
  • Listed among the winningest coaches in the United States when he retired in 1959.