Karl Fogel

Karl Fogel (born December 9, 1946)

Teams coached: Curry Colonels, Northeastern Huskies, Mercyhurst Lakers
Curry record: 33-40 (.452)
Northeastern record: 131-103 (.560)
Mercyhurst record^: 106-106 (.500)
Overall record^: 270-249 (.520)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

1995-2003 Mercyhurst
1986-1994 Northeastern
1979-1986 Northeastern (asst)
1976-1979 Curry

Karl Fogel Facts

  • Karl Fogel
  • Born December 9, 1946
  • Alma Mater: Colby College (BA, 1968)
  • First coaching job was a three-year stint at D-III Colby College (MA), during which he went 33-40 overall
  • Arrived at Northeastern in 1979, spending the next seven seasons as an assistant on Hall of Famer Jim Calhoun‘s staff
  • Took over as the Huskies’ head coach in 1986, compiling a 131-103 record over the next eight seasons
    • Won four ECAC North/NAC titles of his own and went to two NCAA Tournaments
    • Was let go in 1994 after going 5-22, despite winning 20 games and a share of the conference title the year prior
  • Returned to coaching a year later, spending eight seasons as head coach of the then-Division II Mercyhurst Lakers in Erie, PA
    • Went 106-106 during his tenure, finishing .500 or better in five of those seasons
  • Stopped coaching in 2003, spending the next eight years as the Director of Athletics at Westwood HS (MA)

Karl Fogel Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the NCAA Division I, Division II and Division III levels; Mercyhurst was a D-II program during Fogel’s tenure there