Art Shell became the first African American NFL head coach of the modern era when he was hired by the Los Angeles Raiders in 1989.
The first African-American girl to play soccer is Briana Scurry.
Fritz Pollard was the first African-American coach in the National Football League. He coached the Chicago Black Hawks in the 1920s.
Harry Truman was in the White House when Robinson became the first African-American to play professional baseball in the modern era.
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It is unknown who the first African American born in the US Was however it was most likely a slave.
The first head coach in the was Art Shell, but the first coach was Fritz Pollard.
In the modern era, yes.Fritz Pollard was a player/coach of the 1921 Akron Pros and would be considered the first African American head coach in NFL history.
Fritz Pollard was the first African American quarterback in the NFL. He was also the first African American coach in the NFL.
The first African American Division 1 head football coach was Willie Jeffries at Wichita State in 1979.
Bill Russell, who was a player-coach for the Boston Celtics from 1966 to 1969. He was the first African-American head coach to win an NBA title, earning back-to-back championships in 1968 and 1969.
Earl Lloyd was the first black NBA player in 1950. *Became the first African-American to play in an NBA game on October 31, 1950 *Became the first African-American to win an NBA championship (1955 with Syracuse) *Became first African-American Assistant Coach with Detroit Pistons (1968-70) *Became second African-American head coach and first African-American bench coach with Detroit Pistons (1970-71) Earl Lloyd, who in 1950 became the first African-American to play in a NBA game with the Washington Capitols, was instrumental in integrating professional basketball as a player and coach.
Probably Tubby Smith, basketball coach at UGA.