Abraham J. Sharadin

20th-century American sportsperson and coach

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Abraham J. Sharadin
Biographical details
Born(1886-01-21)January 21, 1886
Died1964 (aged 77–78)
Alma materBloomsburg Normal (1911)
Playing career
1915Chambersburg Maroons
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1921–1922Cumberland Valley State Normal
1923–1931Ford City HS (PA)
1923–1931Ford City HS (PA)
Head coaching record
Overall16–11–1 (college football)
8–10 (college basketball)

Abraham Jacob Sharadin (January 21, 1886 – 1964) was an American football, basketball and baseball player and coach.[1] He served as the head football coach at the University of Connecticut in 1912, at Defiance College in Defiance, Ohio in 1920, and Cumberland Valley State Normal School—now known as Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania—from 1921 to 1922, compiling a career college football coaching record of 16–11–1. Sharadin was also as the head basketball coach at Defiance during the 1920–21 season, tallying a mark of 8–10.[2] In 1923, he left the college ranks and began successful run at Ford City High School in Ford City, Pennsylvania, where he led the basketball and football teams from 1923 to 1931.[3]

Sharadin played minor league baseball for the Chambersburg Maroons in 1915.[4]

Head coaching record

College football

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Connecticut Aggies (Athletic League of New England State Colleges) (1912)
1912 Connecticut 3–3 0–0
Connecticut: 3–3 0–0
Defiance Yellow Jackets (Independent) (1920)
1920 Defiance 3–4
Defiance: 3–4
Cumberland Valley State Normal (Independent) (1921–1922)
1921 Cumberland Valley State Normal 5–1–2
1922 Cumberland Valley State Normal 5–3
Cumberland Valley State Normal: 10–4–1
Total: 16–11–1


  1. ^ "New Team at Kutztown". klnpa.org. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  2. ^ "Men's Basketball Records" (PDF). defianceathletics.com. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  3. ^ "Bio S-T". Ford City Hall of Fame. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  4. ^ "A. J. Sharadin". Baseball-Reference. Retrieved October 18, 2018.

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