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Athletic Hall of Fame

Edwin Fauver

Edwin Fauver


At Rochester:

  • Served as the University's Director of Physical Education
  • He coached the University's football team in 1917-1918 with a two-year record of 4-5-1
  • Planned construction of the athletic facilities on the River Campus
  • Instrumental in the formation of the New York State Conference of Small Colleges and the Western New York Intercollegiate Athletic Conferece
  • The University's stadium, which anchors the River Campus Sports Complex, was constructed in 1930-was dedicated in his name on October 18, 1930, at halftime of a Rochester-Wesleyan (CT) football game.
  • Dr. Fauver and his brother, Dr. Edgar Fauver, served their schools as directors of physical education
  • The stadium hosts five sports: football, soccer, field hockey. lacrosse, and track and field; and has hosted competition in the Empire State Games as well as the University's commencement