Football

  • 30 Iowa Conference titles
  • 20 NCAA Div. III playoff berths
  • No losing seasons since 1960
  • Third-winningest NCAA football team since 1975 (.805)

Year-by-year records

Coach Babe Tysseling
Coach Babe Tysseling led the Dutch to Iowa Conference crowns in 1939, 1945, 1946 and 1956 after a stellar career as a four-sport athlete from 1929-32.

Year Record Conf. finish Coach
1892-1902 no record    
1903 1-2   Herman Severan
1904 1-3   Herman Severan
1905 4-2   G. Cavanaugh
1906-1908 sport dropped    
1909 1-3-1   G. Kenney
1910 0-5-1   Wm. Johnson
1911 1-2   Wm. Johnson
1212 3-3-2   Wm. Johnson
1913 2-4-1   Elbert Warren
1914 1-4   Elbert Warren
1915 0-6   Mark McWilliams
1916 2-4   Mark McWilliams
1917-1919 no schedule    
1920 0-4   Mark McWilliams
1921 2-2-1   Wm. R. Cruse
1922 1-4-1   Karl Kettering
1923 1-2 8th Karl Kettering
1924 2-4-1 8th John Pence
1925 2-3-1 10th John Pence
1926 3-3-1 8th John Pence
1927 1-7 12th Wm. Douthirt
1928 0-8 14th L.A. Winter
1929 2-4-1 8th L.A. Winter
1930 6-2 7th L.A. Winter
1931 5-1-2 3rd L.A. Winter
1932 6-2 6th L.A. Winter
1933 2-6-1 11th L.A. Winter
1934 1-6-1 12th L.A. Winter
1935 4-5 6th L.A. Winter
1936 4-5 7th L.A. Winter
1937 3-5-1 7th L.A. Winter
1938 2-6 10th Richard Tysseling
1939 7-2 1st (tie) Richard Tysseling
1940 7-3 5th Richard Tysseling
1941 6-3 4th Richard Tysseling
1942 3-4-1 8th Richard Tysseling
1943 4-3   Richard Tysseling
1944 2-2   Richard Tysseling
1945 6-1 1st (tie) C.E. Tharp
1946 7-1 1st Richard Tysseling
1947 7-1-1 5th Richard Tysseling
1948 5-2-1 5th Richard Tysseling
1949 4-4-1 4th Richard Tysseling
1950 2-7 6th Richard Tysseling
1951 3-6 5th Richard Tysseling
1952 1-7 5th Richard Tysseling
1953 4-3-1 2nd Richard Tysseling
1954 3-5 7th Richard Tysseling
1955 3-5 8th Richard Tysseling
1956 7-1 1st Richard Tysseling
1957 3-4-1 7th Richard Tysseling
1958 0-8-1 9th Richard Tysseling
1959 3-6 7th Richard Tysseling
1960 3-6 7th Richard Tysseling
1961 6-3 3rd Ron Schipper
1962 7-2 2nd Ron Schipper
1963 7-1-1 2nd Ron Schipper
1964 8-1 1st (tie) Ron Schipper
1965 8-1 1st (tie) Ron Schipper
1966 9-1 1st Ron Schipper
1967 9-0 1st Ron Schipper
1968 5-3-1 4th Ron Schipper
1969 6-3 2nd (tie) Ron Schipper
1970 6-2 2nd Ron Schipper
1971 6-3 4th (tie) Ron Schipper
1972 6-3 3rd Ron Schipper
1973 7-2 2nd Ron Schipper
1974 11-0 1st Ron Schipper
1975 5-4 3rd Ron Schipper
1976 7-2 3rd Ron Schipper
1977 9-1 1st Ron Schipper
1978 5-4 1st (tie) Ron Schipper
1979 6-3 3rd Ron Schipper
1980 5-4 2nd Ron Schipper
1981 6-2-1 1st Ron Schipper
1982 8-2 2nd Ron Schipper
1983 7-2 1st Ron Schipper
1984 11-1 1st Ron Schipper
1985 11-1 1st Ron Schipper
1986 11-1 1st Ron Schipper
1987 11-2 1st Ron Schipper
1988 11-2 2nd Ron Schipper
1989 10-1 1st Ron Schipper
1990 10-2 1st Ron Schipper
1991 8-1 2nd Ron Schipper
1992 10-1 1st Ron Schipper
1993 8-1 2nd Ron Schipper
1994 10-1 1st Ron Schipper
1995 10-1 1st Ron Schipper
1996 7-3 2nd Ron Schipper
1997 8-2 2nd Rich Kacmarynski
1998 10-1 1st Rich Kacmarynski
1999 10-2 2nd Rich Kacmarynski
2000 12-1 1st Rich Kacmarynski
2001 9-2 1st Rich Kacmarynski
2002 8-2 1st (tie) Rich Kacmarynski
2003 5-5 6th (tie) Rich Kacmarynski
2004 6-4 3rd (tie) Jeff McMartin
2005 9-2 1st (tie) Jeff McMartin
2006 10-1 1st Jeff McMartin
2007 12-1 1st Jeff McMartin
2008 6-4 5th (tie) Jeff McMartin
2009 10-1 1st Jeff McMartin
2010 8-2 3rd Jeff McMartin
2011 7-3 2nd (tie) Jeff McMartin
2012 5-5 2nd (tie) Jeff McMartin
2013 6-4 3rd (tie) Jeff McMartin

Champions in bold

Iowa Conference place finishes since 1961

1st place- 26
2nd place - 15
3rd place - 9
4th place - 2
5th place or lower - 2

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